WOKBOYZ: A WOK THAT ROCKS!!

The place with the coolest graffiti in town, Wok Boyz will definitely surprise you with their menu and value for money. I was lucky to have visited both the branches in Internet city and Sheikh Zayed road. If you are looking for a peaceful spot to relish your food choose Internet city branch. Here you can order your food and carry it outside. And it works perfectly for a family with kids as they can freely run around. Since the temperatures are still on the bearable side, you can drop by for a late snack or dinner.
The one on the Sheikh Zayed road is tucked away in a corner, but they made sure you don’t miss it with the bright graffiti which also doubles up as a background for intagrammable food or selfie shots.
Now coming to food the menu is compact and attractive. Being a fan of Asian food I look for restaurants that provide numerous options when it comes to carb, protein, veggies, sauces, and toppings. Wok boyz just fits the bill and has something for everyone. For starters, we ordered spicy Korean chicken wings and tum yum soup. The wings were crispy but a little salty but then it’s a personal thing; however the soup made up for it. It was perfectly balanced in terms of flavor and intensity.
We created our own wok taking into account the suggestions from the team. For my little guy, we ordered egg noodles with peppery sauce, mushroom, snap peas, baby corn, spring onions, and peanuts. My order included jasmine rice with Thai tuk-tuk sauce beef for protein, mushroom, corn, etc. The noodles were decent with perfectly balanced salt. But the high point for me was the Thai jasmine rice with tuk-tuk sauce. I just kept going for more even though I was full.
The portion size is pretty substantial that could suffice two adults. So we got it packed for takeaway. Chilled coconut water is a must to keep you hydrated.
Now if you are on Sheikh Zayed road and looking for a good value for money kind of Asian restaurant head to WokBoyz. The service is amazing, and the cute boxes keep the food warm for a long time.
Well, I am a huge fan of chicken wings, so I decided to recreate the Asian chicken wings at home. They turned out pretty well. So here is a recipe for some crispy chicken wings my way

Photo of Egg Noddles, Tom Yam Soup, Korean Spicy Chicken Wings & Tender Coconut Water
Egg Noddles, Tom Yam Soup, Korean Spicy Chicken Wings & Tender Coconut Water

Preparation time: 20 min
Serves: 3-4
Cooking time: 30-40 min

Photo of Asian Style Chicken Wings

Ingredients

Chicken wings 500gms
paprika ½ Tsp
Flour ½ a cup
salt and pepper

Sauce:
Soy sauce 4 tbsp
Oyster sauce 1 tbsp
Vinegar 1 tbsp
Honey 1tbsp
Ginger (fresh chopped) 1 tbsp
Garlic (fresh chopped) ½ tsp
Chilies 1-2
Sesame seeds  1 tsp
Spring onions (optional) for garnish
Oil

Method

  1. Clean the wings and pat them dry with a kitchen towel. In a zip lock bag place the flour along with the seasonings.
  2. Place the clean dry wings in the ziplock and shake till they are well coated.
  3. Place the wings 2 to 3 cm apart on a greased and lined tray.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes at 180 degrees in the middle rack.
  5. Turn the wings upside down and bake for another 20-25 minutes. Bake till the wings are cooked through and charred at the edges.
  6. Now for the sauce, heat a little oil in a pan and add garlic.
  7. Once fragrant add the ginger and the rest of the sauces, vinegar, honey, and chili. Mix well and add salt as per taste.
  8. Place the wings in a bowl and pour the sauce.
  9. Toss the wings to coat them evenly in the sauce.
    To prevent the wings from getting soggy, toss them prior to serving. Serve with toasted sesame seeds and spring onions

 

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