Stir-Fry Spicy Chicken Feet


Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken feet
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon salt

Sauce:
3 cloves garlic, peeled and grated
1 thumb sized ginger, peeled and grated
2 tablespoons chili paste
1/4 teaspoon dried chili
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soda (sprite)
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Garnishing:
toasted sesame seeds
chopped spring onions

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut off chicken feet claws then scrub well with vinegar and salt. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
2. Remove the liquid and rinse 3 times thoroughly and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pot, boil chicken feet for 30-45 minutes or until very tender. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a large bowl, mix all sauce ingredients then add cooked chicken feet. Mix thoroughly until everything is coated with the sauce.
2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Part 4
1. In a pan, heat oil then pour marinated chicken feet and sauce.
2. Stir-fry for 10-15 minutes. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion. Serve with java rice.

Braised Chicken Feet


Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken feet
8 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 large onion, peeled and sliced
1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and minced
4 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons Hoisin sauce
3 cups water
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
1/2 teaspoon dried chili flakes
salt to taste
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 star anise
oil for frying
parsley for garnishing

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut off chicken feet claws then scrub well with salt.
2. Rinse chicken feet thoroughly and drain.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, marinate chicken in soy sauce for 30 minutes. Drain and discard the marinade.

Part 3
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then fry chicken feet until golden brown. Drain.

Part 4
1. In a pot, heat oil then saute ginger, onion, and garlic.
2. Add chicken feet then stir fry for 2 minutes.
3. Add soy sauce, peppercorns, bay leaves, sugar and water.
4. Cover and simmer in a low heat for 30-40 minutes or until tender. Add water in necessary.
5. Add oyster sauce, Hoisin sauce, and chili flakes then simmer for 5 minutes.
6. Add start anise, sesame oil then adjust seasoning according to taste.
7. Cook and simmer until the sauce is almost dry. Toss frequently.
8. Garnish with parsley.