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BBQ Chicken Wings Recipe (Jalan Alor Chicken Wings)


BBQ Chicken Wings Recipe

10-12 chicken wings

For Marinate:

5 shallots (peeled and chopped into small pieces)
5 garlic (peeled and chopped into small pieces)
2 inches of ginger (peeled and chopped into small pieces)
1 teaspoon of dark soy sauce
5 teaspoon of soy sauce
3 dashes of white pepper powder
3 dashes of sesame oil
Sugar to taste
Salt to taste


Marinate the chicken wings for 12 hours. Grill over fire and constantly turning them so they are evenly grilled. Serve hot.

Cook’s Note:

Jalan means Road in Malay. KL refers to Kuala Lumpur, the biggest city in Malaysia.

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  1. Anonymous

    I checked your website looking for authentic recipes and a gastromomical journey through Asia but that’s not what I got. Maybe you should remove the ‘recipe’ portion and concentrate on whatever else you hope to convey to visitors to your website.

    • kenzo

      dear anonymous, well I have been following bee yinn recipe for the last 1 year or more, so far I’m very happy with her suggestions, she is really good for she been doing. I’m a fanatic home kitchen chef, I cook almost every day and I have more compliments from family n friends than negative comments of what I cook, and many of those compliments came from bee yinn recipes. so pls do give it a try and come back to all of us if it can be improve, I’m sure all will welcome ur suggestion…

  2. Rasa Malaysia

    I do provide my readers recipes of the dishes I cook. While I won’t say they are 100% authenthic, but I try to stay very close to the originals.

  3. Anonymous

    Hi Bee Yinn,
    Thanks for sharing the grilled chicken wings recipi with us… I definately will give a try… I’m pretty impressed with your blog.. Good job.

    Kak Ram

  4. Rasa Malaysia

    Kak Ram,

    Thanks for your kind comments. Good luck with your chicken wings…let me know the results and post your pictures on MyB. :)

  5. Anonymous

    Rasa Malaysia indeed, Bee Yin :)
    Being far away from home, we make best of what we can & you’re indeed a great example of that. be it alor star chicken wings, roti canai, meehoon kerabu / etc. wishing you a great & safe visit on your next “citarasa rasa malaysia” !! makan penuh2 tau, sapu all the wai sik kai & snap some pix. too, ya ?

  6. Fashionasia

    Does the wings turn out the same if i put them into the oven instead of grilling them?!
    btw, love the blog…I also love the fact that u provide the recipes for the food that you showcase! cheerios!!

  7. rasa malaysia


    Yes, you can totally grill them, but of course they won’t taste as good as grilling.

    Thanks for stopping by. Do come back often and let me know your feedback.

  8. Manuel

    Hi – I love WAW – especially the black pepper crab, butter prawns and kam heong lala…but let’s not forget those chicken wings are a show-stopper! Thanks for sharing the recipe! I used to go twice a month for about 9 years. Now i’ve moved away and still miss this place like crazy. Got any more recipes from WAW?

  9. Anonymous

    hi Rasa,
    I made your wings today .i put all the marinate stuff in the mini chopper and gave the wings more than 12 hours in the fridge . the only difference is i bake them in the oven @375 for about 50 min . I have a stove top grill and didn’t want to smoke up the house . i find no big taste in the chicken . just lots of after taste of the garlic mixture .

  10. von

    hi,just came across ur page after i did a searching on portugese egg tart. google put urs site at number 2. well, i luv ur page so much and i totally agree that sharing recipe of urs will make ur blog more interesting. also, the foodie pics u put here make me drool and i believe they are scrumptious. keep it up. will come back often.

  11. kvn

    Hello from Singapore. Your site is really impressive. Thanks for putting in so much effort so that bums like me can enjoy the recipes and drool at the beautiful pictures. Next time I go to KL, I will look for WAW. Hope it’s still there. Thanks again, and keep up the fantastic work.

  12. Anonymous

    Iv heard so much about this Jalan Alor chicken wings. Finally i now can make these grilled chicken wings from your recipe.

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    tau x psl tel BBQ LAND & STEAMBOAT BUFFET KUANG? penat dah kita cari. halal ke? dgr crt mrh gila! mdh nak jumpa tmpt dia?

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  14. Anonymous

    Hello Rasa, you’ve got a great website. Love the recipes, have been browsing daily and trying out the various dishes! Pics are great too, what camera do you use?
    Ignore the first comment by Anonymous (4.04Pm) on this recipe, some people should reserve their opinions to themselves if they have nothing nice to say. Keep up the great work!

  15. Jesh

    Hi Rasa Malaysia,

    Great blog!
    I visited KL last year and of course went to the Jalan Alor. The variety of dishes available was mind boggling and as such I had a little difficulty tracking down the best stuff. What is the best way to apporach this street? Are there any particular stalls which one should try and how does one order? Did have the chicken wings they were AMAZING. Also can you please tell me the best restaurant to try authentic Nyonya food in KL



    • I haven’t been back to Jalan Alor quite a while. I am definitely glad the City finally decided to keep the same name. It is mind boggling even for me when I venture into Jalan Alor. I am lucky enough to have my KL friends familiar with the scene take me around.

      Any Jalan Alor connosseur care to share and help the readers out?

  16. Marina

    JALAN ALOR!! I miss the food there so much!!! =(

    Hmm…the Fatty Crab NYC version of the Jalan Alor chicken wings are really pretty good! Different but still good….think they’ve added Kicap ABC to it…not sure…
    I’m actually gonna try throw together a Jalan Alor chicken wings recipe tonight…will see what happens! =)

    As for how to “approach” eating at Jalan Alor…
    Think everyone there has their favs….
    Of course, Wong Ah Wah is a fantastic stop to make! (The last stall/restaurant on the street for those that don’t know…)
    As for others…
    About half way down the street there are two stalls/restaurants called “Meng Kee” and “Sui Kee” they are side by side to each other….pretty good if you’re looking for “Ikan Pangang”, “Lala” and I forgot what you call that shellfish…the one that in a spirally shape and you have to suck it at both ends to get it out? What do you call it? “Balitong”? I think…

    In the day time…half way down the street you’ve also got a great Bah Kut Teh…the soup kind though. They don’t have the dry type.
    And again about half way down(but closer to the start of the street) somewhat directly opposite the road from the little mini-market there’s a pretty good little restaurant/stall that you can have a basic “chap fan” (chinese home style dishes with rice)…the food is pretty good…not much selection, but what they do have is tasty =)

    Oh ya!! If you go slightly pass the turning down Jalan Alor there’s a small road side stall on your right that has great Yau Char Kuey, etc!

    Hope all that helps!!

    Damn…..I miss the food tons now…


  17. Marina

    BTW….Wong Ah Wah delivers in the neighbourhood, even to the hotels! New Years Eve we were partying at the Ascot Hotel(nearby KLCC)…called up Wong Ah Wah and they delivered our Chicken Wing supper! =)


  18. Yang


    I want to put them in the oven. How long and at what temperature should i put them in?

    By the way I love your site!

  19. Didi

    Hi RasaMalaysia. I always burn the chicken skin from gas grill and then its slightly undercook on the inside. Any advice? I grill them medium with the lid closed for about 20 min, flipping once. Thanks! P.S. I love your website and received a copy of your cookbook yesterday :) Love it!

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