Braised Coca Cola Chicken Thighs
Savory and juicy coca cola chicken thighs. Serve over rice for a satisfying and comforting dinner in 30 minutes!
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 4 chicken thighs bone in skin on
- ½ inch ginger sliced
- 2 cloves garlic chopped
- 1 star anise optional
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 can coca cola
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons shaoxing wine
- salt to taste
- 1 teaspoon scallions optional
- ½ teaspoon sesame seeds optional
In a skillet on medium high heat, add oil and sear the chicken until browned on both sides. Set aside and drain out excess fat, reserving 1 tablespoon in the pan.
Add in ginger, garlic, star anise, cinnamon and sauté until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
Add in coca cola, soy sauce, dark soy sauce, and shaoxing wine, and then add the chicken back in.
Bring the sauce to a boil then reduce to a simmer. Cook uncovered for 20-30 minutes or until the sauce is thickened. Flip the chicken halfway through cooking.
Skim off any excess fat and season with salt to taste. Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds.
Calories: 335kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 20gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 111mgSodium: 594mgPotassium: 274mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 97IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg
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