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Sweet Chicken Asado Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. chicken thighs bone-in
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon 5 spice powder
  • 4 pieces star anise
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil

Instructions

  • Rub salt all over the chicken. Let it stay for 10 minutes.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a wide cooking pot.
  • Pan-fry both sides of the chicken in medium heat for 5 minutes per side.
  • Scoop out the excess oil. Add the garlic and cook until light brown.
  • Pour-in the soy sauce and chicken broth. Stir and let boil.
  • Put-in the 5 spice powder and star anise. Cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes. Note: Add water if needed.
  • Add-in the sugar and ground black pepper. Stir.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 5g