Chef John

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30+ years of experience in the culinary industry

Chef John’s Cooking Class | Braised Chicken Wings

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Braised chicken wings are easy to make and the results are infinitely rewarding. With flavorful wings that are also healthy to eat, it's a win-win.

CUISINES: Chinese
LEVEL: EASY
SERVING: 2 People
TIME: 30 min
COOKING TIME: 20 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil
  • 1 oz. Sliced ginger, divided
  • 2 lb. Chicken wings
  • 4 stalks Green onions cut Into 1/2 Inch Pieces.
  • cup Sake
  • 2 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp Mirin
  • 1 tbsp Light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 cup Water
  • ¼ tsp White pepper
  • 1 tsp Sesame oil
  • 2 ccups Fresh Basil
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Wash the chicken wings in cold water and pat dry. Slice ginger. Chop green onion into 1-inch segments.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
In a deep cooking pan over medium-low heat, add oil and a few pieces of ginger, stir fry until fragrant.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
Add chicken wings and fry both sides until golden. It takes about 3-5 minutes for each side.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
Then add green onion, ginger, sake, sugar, Mirin, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, honey, and water. Stir to mix.
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Cover the lid, turn up the heat to medium, cook for 7-10 minutes until the chicken wings are well colored and flavored.
Step 6
Step 6
Step 6
Turn up the heat to high, thicken the sauce to the desired consistency, add sesame and ground white pepper, mix well then serve.
Step 7
Step 7
Step 7
Enjoy!