Chinese Salt & Pepper Chicken Wings Fake away Recipe


Have you tried my Chinese salt & pepper chicken wings fake away recipe yet?



Kia my eldest daughter is a chicken wing fanatic, our Chinese salt & pepper wings fake away recipe is her favourite.

So, during lockdown and no chance of her placing an order from her favourite Chinese take away, we have been busy in the kitchen cooking our favourite Chinese salt & pepper wings  fake away recipe.

So, I thought I would share our pretty good Chinese salt & pepper wings fake away recipe that we have tailored over the past couple of months.


Our Chinese salt & pepper wings fake away recipe is super tasty and pretty close to the real deal



Prep time |20 minutes
Cook time |25 minutes
Total time |45 minutes

Chinese salt & pepper wings fake away recipe :


1 kilo fresh chicken wings

1/2 tbsp salt

1 tbsp Chinese five spice [I use Schwartz]  click here

1 tbsp sesame oil [I use Blue Dragon] click here

1/2 tbsp black pepper

1 cup cornflour or plain flour

Vegetable oil

1 large or 2 medium sliced onions

1 red pepper sliced into strips [optional]

2 diced green chilli [de-deseeded if you prefer yours not to fiery]

3 spring onions, sliced

1 tsp Chilli flakes [optional, depends how spicy you like it]



Marinating the chicken

Season the chicken wings with the salt, Chinese five spice, sesame oil and black pepper.  Set aside while you chop and prepare the vegetables.

Preparing the vegetables

Slice the onions, green chilli, red pepper and spring onions and set aside.

Battering the chicken

Tip out the cornflour or plain flour onto a large, flat plate

Add the marinated chicken to the plate of cornflour, and toss | move around with your hands until it is all evenly coated

Try to avoid the coated batter sit too long before the next step or the moisture of the chicken will soak up the cornflour


Use a large frying pan

Or alternatively you can use an air fryer to fry the chicken wings set at 200 degrees Celsius

Heat plenty of vegetable oil until a little sprinkle of corn flour bubbles up on contact with the oil [make sure there is enough to cover the bottom of the pan | air fryer]

Add the coated chicken to the pan, and cook until the underside turns light brown [approximately 10 mins]

Stir the chicken to brown the other side, and cook for a further 10 minutes; or until the chicken is cooked through and brown and crispy on the outside [the complete cooking time should be approximately 20 minutes]

Remove the chicken from the oil and set aside on a pice of kitchen roll to soak up a little oil.

To the remaining oil, add the chopped onion and fry on medium heat and brown

Add the green chilli to the pan, and cook for 2 minutes further, stirring to ensure nothing is sticking to the pan

Add the red pepper to the pan, cook for a further minute and stir, then add the chilli flakes, 1 tsp Chinese five spice and a good slash of sesame oil and stir to coat the vegetables

Add  the chopped spring onions, stir and cook for a further minute [you can save some uncooked spring onion to garnish]

Then add the cooked chicken to the pan of vegetables, stir to thoroughly coat the chicken in the vegetable mix, and cook for a further minute or so until the chicken is as brown as you prefer

Remove from heat, top with the remaining, raw spring onions [optional] and serve with egg fried or boiled rice.



My favourite fakeaway is my Chicken Curry In A Hurry, you can click here for the recipe



What’s your favourite fakeaway recipe?


I would love to hear from you x x





  1. jabedford2000
    June 3, 2020 / 2:13 pm

    They sound delicious will definitely give them a go.

    • amamanistalife
      June 3, 2020 / 2:57 pm

      Thank you it’s a definite crowd pleaser x x

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