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5 from 8 votes

CHICKEN FEET

Chicken feet are a common home-cooked dish in China. It has a mellow aroma, an attractive color, and a very delicious taste.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Chicken Feet
Servings: 4
Calories: 315kcal

Ingredients

  • 750g chicken feet
  • 2 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ginger minced
  • 3 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • 2 star anises
  • 2 small cinnamons
  • 2 fragrant leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns black seeds removed then ground
  • 10g rock sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon the thirteen kinds of spices

Instructions

  • Cut the claws off and any dirty part on the chicken feet. Then wash it several times, and then soak in the water for half an hour.
  • Bring enough water in a wok, add the chicken feet and cook it under high heat until boiling. Continue to cook for 3 minutes. Dump water and transfer chicken feet in a basin, and then rinse with running water and drain completely.
  • Pour the chicken feet and the clean water just enough to cover the chicken feet in a wok and cook until boiling.
  • Add ginger, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, and cooking wine in the wok and mix well.
  • Add arise, fragrant leaves, cinnamon, Sichuan peppercorns, rock sugar, and the thirteen kinds of spices in the wok. Cook it until boiling. Reduce the fire and continue to cook for 80 minutes. Then cook it under high heat until the sauce has thickened. Transfer it on a plate. Serve.

Notes

1. Cleaning: The chicken feet have a smell of earthworm and need to be rinsed. However, during the rinsing process, it is important to remove the small yellow sputum from the palm and remove the yellow “coat” remaining on the chicken claws. Cut the claws off and any dirty part on the chicken feet. This is very important! Rinsing the chicken feet and soaked them. When soaking, it is best to put it in the water with some onion ginger and cooking wine, soak it for 3~4 hours.
Bring enough water in a wok, add the chicken feet and cook it under high heat until boiling. Continue to cook for 3 minutes. Dump water and transfer chicken feet in a basin, and then rinse with running water and drain completely.
2. Since soy sauce is salty, you can choose whether to add salt or not.
3. The taste of the chicken feet can be adjusted according to your preference. If you like to eat chewy, cook it for a short time.