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Chicken Wings In Five-Spice Powder

It takes a pile of these to fill a family, but they make a wonderful addition to a Chinese meal of several courses.

Cuisine: Chinese
Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

12   Chicken wings
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozWater-chestnut flour - see * note
4 cups 948mlPeanut oil for deep-frying
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFreshly grated ginger
1/8 cup 29mlLight soy sauce
1/8 cup 29mlDry sherry or Chinese rice wine
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFive-spice powder - see * note

Recipe Instructions

* Note: Available in Oriental markets.

Cut each wing into three logical pieces. Save the tips for soup and use only the two meatier parts for this recipe.

Prepare the marinade and marinate the wing pieces for one-half hour. Drain and toss in the water-chestnut flour.

Deep-fry at 360 degrees until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Makes 24 pieces.

Jeff Smith


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