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Air-fried Har Cheong Gai

Preparation time: 10 minutes          Marination time: 2 hrs or overnight

Air-frying time; 10 minutes     Servings: 2

Deep fried version- Calories: 750 kcal per serving   Fats: 60g per serving

Air fried version- Calories: 450 kcal per serving   Fats 31g per serving


8 medium sized chicken wings, 2 tbsp cornflour


1 tbsp Shrimp paste, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1 tsp finely grated ginger , ½ tbsp cooking wine and ½ tsp sugar


  1. Trim chicken wings and marinate them using the marinade mixture for at least 2 hours or overnight in the fridge.
  2. Pre-heat air-fryer at 180oC. Lightly dust the wings with cornflour and arrange them on the air-fryer basket and proceed to cook for about 8-10 minutes till crispy!

Air-fried sweet potato fries

Preparation time: 10 minutes          Air-frying time; 10 minutes           Servings: 2

Deep fried version- Calories: 400 kcal per serving   Fats: 32g per serving

Air-fried version- Calories: 221 kcal per serving       Fats: 5g per serving


2 medium peeled sweet potatoes, 2 tsp cooking oil, 1/2 tsp salt, ½ tsp garlic powder, ¼ tsp sweet paprika and a dash of black pepper


  1. Pre-heat air-fryer at 200oC. Lightly brush the air-fryer basket with cooking oil.
  2. Slice the sweet potatoes into even ¼ inch thick fries.
  3. Coat the sliced sweet potato fries with remaining oil, salt, garlic powder, paprika and black pepper.
  4. Proceed to air-fry the fries for about 10 minutes. You may need to cook them in 2-3 batches so that you do not overcrowd the basket.

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