Spicy chicken feet is a favorite authentic cuisine in Asian countries; especially in the Philippines. Chicken feet is one of the favorite street food (Adidas) and pulutan (chicken feet adobo) by the Filipinos.
Spicy Chicken Feet Adobo
* 32 chicken feet (about 2 lbs.)
* 1/2 cup sake
* 1/3 cup water
* 6 large thin slices fresh ginger
* 1/3 cup soy sauce
* 1/4 cup Chinese yellow rock sugar
* 2 dried hot chilies, crushed
* 2 Tbsp oyster sauce
* 2 Tbsp hoisin sauce
* 2 star anise buds
* 1 cinnamon stick
* 1 cup scallion cut in 1″ pieces
* 2 Tbsp minced scallion and 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds for garnish
Spicy Chicken Feet Cooking Instruction:
1). Rub chicken feet with kosher salt and let stand for 10 minutes, rinse in cold water.
2). Place feet into a pot of rapidly boiling salted water, blanch for 5 minutes and drain well.
3). Chicken feet can be set aside and refrigerated for a day until you need to cook further.
4). Place a 14 inch saute pan over high heat.
5). Add the chicken and dry-sear to lightly brown.
6). Add the remaining ingredients (except the garnish) and bring to a simmer.
7). Cover for about 10 minutes.
8). Uncover, and simmer until pan is almost “dry,” tossing frequently to coat the feet as the sauce reduces. Enjoy!
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