Braised Chicken Wings with a Secret

Braised Chicken Wings with a Secret


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About this recipe: These chicken wings are succulent, tender and packed full of flavour. Chicken wings are simmered with star anise, ginger and cola (the secret ingredient).


Serves: 4 

  • 4 teaspoons groundnut oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 400g chicken wings, lightly scored with a sharp knife and cut at the joints
  • 1 (330ml) tin cola
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped ginger
  • 2 petals star anise
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped spring onions

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Heat the oil in a wok over high heat. Add the sugar and stir until it dissolves.
  2. Add the chicken wings and stir-fry until lightly browned. Add cola, ginger, star anise, soy sauce and salt.
  3. Turn the heat down to medium-low and simmer until the sauce is thick and the wings are tender.
  4. Scoop out the wings and place onto a serving dish, scatter with spring onions and serve.

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