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5 from 7 votes

Vietnamese Style Chicken Wings

Vietnamese Style Chicken Wings – baked chicken wings marinated in a caramel sauce that is to die for. Perfect served over rice or as an appetizer.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: chicken wings, vietnamese chicken wings
Servings: 4
Calories: 380kcal


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar granulared
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice ~1 lime
  • 2 tablespoon chili sauce such as sriracha or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 2 pounds chicken wings rinse and pat dry


  • Simmer the water and sugar in a sauce pan over medium heat until it turns a deep amber, about 10 minutes.
  • Mix the fish sauce, water, lime juice, chili sauce, and garlic and carefully add it to the pan, then heat until the caramel dissolves.
  • Marinate the chicken wings in the sauce for 30 minutes to overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.
  • Place the chicken wings on a rack, on a foil lined baking sheet and bake in the oven until golden brown and crispy, about 30 to 40 minutes. Every 10 minutes brush wings with additional marinade.


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
Recipe adapted from Closet Cooking


Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 545mg | Potassium: 231mg | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1.2mg