Jar Doo Chicken Wings


A mixture of ginger, soy sauce, and gin makes a tangy marinade for these deep-fried chicken wings. If you like chicken wings, you'll absolutely love these.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 tablespoon dry gin

  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ pounds chicken wings, tips removed and wings cut in half at joint

  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying, or as needed


  1. Whisk together soy sauce, water, gin, ginger, and sugar in a small bowl.

  2. Arrange wings in a single layer in a baking dish and pour soy sauce mixture over top. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  3. Pour oil into a 2-quart saucepan and heat oil 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Drain and discard marinade from wings.

  4. Fry wings in batches in the hot oil until browned on the outside and no longer pink at the bone, 10 to 15 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

  5. Drain cooked wings on paper towels before serving.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

621 Calories
52g Fat
7g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 621
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 52g 66%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 2464mg 107%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 255mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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