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Dim-Sum Style Chicken Feet

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Have you ever been to a Chinese restaurant for Dim Sum? And have you seen people eat what looks like severed hands? Well, those are actually braised chicken feet. Find out in this episode how those are really made.
Ingredients
  Chicken feet 500 Gram
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Star anise 2
  Ginger slice 3 Medium
For marinade
  Oyster sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Dark soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dried black bean 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper 1 Medium
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and pat dry the chicken feet . Cut the toenails and discard.
2. Transfer them into a bowl, toss them in honey.
3. Heat oil in a deep pan or fryer to around 350 degrees F. Deep fry the chicken feet for about 7 minutes.
4. Transfer them to a paper towel to drain off the excess.

MAKING
5. In a large pot, boil water with star anise and ginger slices.
6. Put the fried chicken feet and let it simmer on medium heat for around 90 minutes.
7. After 90 minutes, drain water from the pot.
8. In a mixing bowl, combine oyster sauce, soy sauce, dried black beans, red peppers, sugar and salt, and mix with chicken feet.
9. Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and place it in fridge for at least 24 hours to absorb the flavors.
10. In a bamboo steamer, or, on a heat-resistant plate, heat the chicken feet just before serving.

SERVING
11. In a serving platter, serve the chicken feet with any dip of choice or as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Carb
Servings: 
4

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