Vietnamese Chicken Wings

Sticky sweet and savory chicken wings marinated with fish sauce, garlic and sugar. Vietnamese chicken wings are absolutely delicious and addictive!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Vietnamese
Keyword Vietnamese Chicken Wings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Marinate Time 2 hours
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 441 kcal


  • 1 1/2 - 2 lbs. chicken wings
  • 8 cloves garlic, coarsely minced
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 dashes ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon crushed peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro


  1. Rinse the chicken wings with cold water. Pat dry with paper towels. Transfer the chicken to a big bowl or a Ziplock bag. 

  2. In a bowl, add the garlic, fish sauce, sugar and ground black pepper together. Stir to mix well. 

  3. Add the marinade to the chicken wings, combine well so the chicken wings are well coated with the marinade. Marinate the chicken wings for two hours or best overnight in the refrigerator. 

  4. Preheat oven to 375F. Arrange the chicken wings on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 30 minutes or until the surface turns golden brown. Top with the crushed peanuts and cilantro and serve immediately. 

Nutrition Facts
Vietnamese Chicken Wings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 130mg 43%
Sodium 1263mg 53%
Potassium 341mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Sugars 13g
Protein 32g 64%
Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 3.7%
Calcium 4.1%
Iron 10.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.