Chinese name: 可乐鸡翅 (kě lè jī chì)
Characteristic: Cola Chicken Wings tastes soft, tender and smooth, with an appetizing caramel color.
Cola Chicken Wings is a popular home-style dish in southern China. Chicken wings are rich in fibroblasts which are benefit for blood vessels and skin. They also contain much more vitamin A, necessary for the growth of bones and sperm production, than green peppers.
4 chicken wings
20 g cola
Note: the amount of the ingredients especially the seasonings listed above can be appropriately used according to one's personal taste. Meanwhile, most of the seasonings used whole above can't be ate, but just used as spices, including cinnamon, bay leaf, star anise, cardamom, dried pimiento, prickly ash seeds.
A. Clean the chicken wings, and score them symmetrically on both sides. Put into a dish.
B. Clean the green onions, and cut into 2-3 cm long sections. Put into a dish.
C. Clean the ginger, and cut into thin slices. Put into a dish.
Step 1: Place the cleaned chicken wings into a basin, and add the cooking wine and half of the green onion sections and ginger slices. Mix well, and leave to marinate for 10-15 minutes.
Step 2: Place a wok over high heat until hot. Add some cooking oil, and add the white sugar and stir-fry for about 30-40 seconds until the mixture turns reddish-brown and bubbles. Add the marinated chicken wings carefully, and stir-fry them for 10 seconds until they turn yellow. Add the cola and soy sauce, and stir-fry for 1 minute after which you begin to notice the fragrance.
Step 3: Add in the left green onion sections and ginger slices, star anise, cinnamon and cardamom, and stir-fry well. Add in half a bowl of water, and cover it to be stewed over medium heat for 15-20 minutes when it turns into caramel color. Turn off the heat, and add the sesame oil, stirring well.
Step 4: Now, find a fine porcelain plate, and remove the chicken wings from the wok and serve. Finally, a plate of delicious Cola Chicken Wings is complete, waiting for you to enjoy.