Fried Crisp Chicken Legs
Chinese Recipe

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dot-red.gif (973 bytes)Ingredients

4 chicken legs some ginger slices
some Chinese star anise some soy sauce
some cinnamon some clove
some salt 2 cups oil
some Chinese prickly ash some stock
some scallion sections

dot-red.gif (973 bytes)Cooking Methods

Rub chicken legs evenly with Chinese prickly ash and salt, and put them in a bowl for about two hours. Put chicken legs in a small basin and add in soy sauce, clove, Chinese star anise, scallion sections, ginger slices and stock. Steam in a steamer till tender. Take out chicken legs and drain out.

When oil is 80 percent hot, put in chicken legs and deep-fry till golden yellow and take them out. The eaters may chop chicken legs into strips and dip them in salty Chinese prickly ash when eating.

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(Source: Chinese Home-Style Cooking by Li Yin)


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