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Braised Chicken Feet with Mushrooms Recipe

Braised Chicken Feet with Mushrooms Recipe

Braised Chicken Feet with Mushrooms Recipe

Ingredients :

    • Chicken feet – 20, claws cut off and chopped in half
    • Cooking oil for deep-frying
    • Shallots – 2, peeled and sliced
    • Garlic – 3 cloves, peeled and minced
    • Star anise – 2 petals
    • Sichuan peppercorns (fah chew) – 1 heaped tsp
    • Dried Chinese mushrooms – 6, soaked to soften

Seasoning

    • Ground white pepper – 1 tsp
    • Light soy sauce – 1 Tbsp
    • Dark soy sauce – 1 tsp

Sauce

    • Fresh chicken stock – 375 ml
    • Dark soy sauce – 1 Tbsp
    • Light soy sauce – 1 tsp
    • Salt – 1 tsp
    • Sugar – 1 tsp
    • Ground white pepper – 1/2 tsp

Method :

    1. Marinate chicken feet with combined seasoning ingredients for at least 1 hour.
    2. Heat wok with oil for deep-frying until hot. Put in chicken feet and cover wok to prevent oil from splattering. Deep-fry chicken feet for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain and soak in cold water for 30 minutes. Drain.
    3. Leave 2 Tbsp of oil in wok and lightly brown shallots and garlic. Add star anise and Sichuan peppercorns and return chicken feet to wok. Toss briefl y for 2 minutes.
    4. Transfer mixture into an electric crock pot and add combined sauce ingredients. Cook on high heat for 1 hour.
    5. Add mushrooms and continue to slow cook, stirring occasionally, for another hour or until chicken feet are tender and sauce thickens. Serve hot.

Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 2 hours 15 minutes
Serves 8–10