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Drums of Heaven | Chicken Lollipop in Sauce

Drums of Heaven is a popular Indo-Chinese starter, where chicken lollipops are tossed in a sweet and spicy sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Starter
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Keyword: Chicken Recipes, Non-Veg Starter
Yield: 10 nos
Author: Amrita


For Chicken Lollipop

  • 500 gms Chicken Wings (around 10 nos of Chicken wings)
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Paste
  • 2 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoon Corn Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Rice Flour optional
  • 1 no Egg
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli Powder
  • ¼ cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
  • 2 cups Vegetable Oil for deep frying

For Drums of Heaven

  • 10 nos Chicken Lollipop
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger, chopped
  • ¼ cup Onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Green Chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Spring Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Corn Flour (add 4-5 tablespoon of water to prepare corn slurry)
  • 2 tablespoon Vegetable Oil


Making of Chicken Lollipop

  • Clean, wash and pat dry the chicken wings.
  • Rub the chicken pieces with garlic paste, ginger paste, and red chilli powder.
  • Whisk soy sauce, tomato ketchup and vinegar in a bowl.
  • Marinade chicken wings with salt and the above mentioned mixture. Keep it for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • After that, add egg white into the marinated chicken and mix well.
  • Now add all purpose flour, corn flour, rice flour, salt and red chilli powder into the marinated chicken. Coat the chicken wings well.
  • Heat oil and deep fry the chicken wings under medium to high heat till golden brown.
  • Take out the chicken lollipops on a tissue paper to absorb the excess oil.

Making of Drums of Heaven

  • Heat oil in a wok or pan and add chopped garlic and ginger.
  • Next add chopped onions and fry till translucent.
  • After that add tomato ketchup, soy sauce and sugar. Combine well.
  • Take 4-5 tablespoon of water in a bowl and add the corn flour. Mix well to make a corn flour slurry.
  • Add the corn flour slurry into the pan and taste the salt at this point of time. Keep stirring till the sauce thickens.
  • Finally add chopped green chilli and spring onion and toss the chicken lollipops. Serve hot.