Ginger, garlic and star anise are used to add flavour to the dish.
Spring onion, sesame oil and pandan leaf add fragrance to the dish.
Ingredients (serves 2)
4 chicken wings (or 8 mid joints)
6 cloves garlic
1 thumb size ginger, chopped
1 star anise
2 stalks spring onion
1 tsp sichuan pepper corn
1 piece pandan leaf
2 tbs light soya sauce
2 tbs dark soya sauce (1 tbs normal dark and 1 tbs chicken rice dark soya sauce)
1 tsp sugar (add at last minute)
Put all the ingredients in a small pot (except sugar) and mix well.
Put on lid and heat on low heat for 7 minutes.
Add 1/2 cup water, stir, bring to a boil.
Cover the pot and heat on low heat for a further 7 minutes.
Add in the sugar, give the mixture a stir and serve.
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