Make Ahead (Freezer) Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

Sharing is caring!

Published: 01/27/2022 | Updated: 01/05/2024

These make-ahead sweet and sour chicken wing recipes are great to have in your freezer to pull out for a game day or for an appetizer evening. This favorite recipe can be cooked in the crockpot, the oven, or the Actifry, making them super versatile.

The best part of this freezer chicken wings recipe is that it doesn’t require any cooking skills! Just toss everything into the crockpot and let the magic happen.

Make Ahead (Freezer) Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

Since these chicken wings are not spicy, they can be enjoyed by young and old. The sauce on these is just full of sticky goodness!

You’ll want to have plenty of napkins or wet wipes on hand. These make ahead chicken wings are not the kind of thing you can eat without getting your hands dirty!

Make Ahead (Freezer) Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings Recipe:

  • 3 lbs. chicken wings
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. ketchup

Place 3 lbs. of chicken wings in a large resealable bag. Combine flour and water in a bowl. Mix in the remaining ingredients and pour over the chicken wings in the bag. Remove excess air, seal, and freeze.

Cooking instructions: Thaw. Cook in the slow cooker for 3-4 hours on high or 5-6 hours on low or bake in 350° oven, covered for 45 minutes. Uncover and cook another 10 minutes.

Note: I cooked mine in an Actifry for 22 minutes and they were cooked to perfection.

Make Ahead (Freezer) Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

 

 

Looking for more appetizers/snacks recipes

If you’re looking for a fun and easy appetizer that can be tailored to your specific party or gathering, look no further than the following snack recipes! these recipes are sure to please.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings Recipe

Course: Appetizer
Keyword: sweet and sour chicken wings
Author: The Endless Appetite

Ingredients

  • 3  lbs.  chicken wings
  • 1/4  cup  flour
  • 1/2  cup  water
  • cup  brown sugar
  • 1/4  cup  vinegar
  • 1/4  cup  soy sauce
  • Tbsp.  ketchup

Instructions

  • Place 3 lbs. of chicken wings in a large resealable bag.
  • Combine flour and water in a bowl.
  • Mix in the remaining ingredients and pour over the chicken wings in the bag.
  • Remove excess air, seal and freeze.

Is sweet and sour chicken the same as Orange Chicken?

Sweet and Sour Chicken tastes sweet and sour and is very similar to Orange Chicken. However, both dishes use different ingredients and flavors. Sweet and Sour Chicken uses sweet and tangy sauce, whereas Orange Chicken uses savory sauce.

What is the best way to cook sweet and sour chicken?

The best way to cook sweet and sour chicken is to marinate the meat for at least 2 hours in a mixture of soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, honey, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, and black pepper. Then, grill or bake the chicken until cooked through.

 How to make the sweet and sour chicken juicy?

To make sweet and sour chicken juicy, first cut the chicken into pieces, then marinate them for at least 2 hours in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, and salt. After marinating:

  1. Cook the chicken in a wok until tender.
  2. Add some cornstarch and water to thicken the sauce.
  3. Serve hot.

How do I make baked sweet and sour chicken crispy?

To make baked sweet and sour pork crispy, first, marinate the meat overnight in the sauce mixture. Then bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F. Baked chicken needs to be crispy before dipping in sweet and sour sauce. You need to bake the chicken first, then dip it in the sauce.

 

We hope you’ll enjoy these make-ahead sweet and sour chicken wings. The best thing about this recipe is that it can be made in advance and frozen. This will make your life a lot easier and take off some stress when hosting a big game day party. Your house will smell amazing, too!

In conclusion, these sweet and sour chicken wings are perfect for a quick and easy meal. By making them ahead of time, you can have them ready to go when you need them. Simply reheat in the oven or microwave and enjoy these favorite recipes!

 

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.