|The basic recipe to make the five spice yourself is:|
|Cinnamon powder||1 tbspn|
|Clove powder||1 tbspn|
|Fennel seed powder||1 tbspn|
|Szechwan peppercorn powder||1 tbspn|
|Star anise powder||1 tbspn|
|Chinese Five Spice powder is readily|
available in most supermarkets, and definitely so in the Chinese
|This is a simple recipe, and very|
Debone the chicken thighs and keep the skin. You may use skinless and boneless chicken thighs, if you wish.
Marinate the chicken with garlic, five spice powder, sesame oil, rice wine, oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar and salt for 15 minutes, or best for 1 hour in a Ziploc bag in the refrigerator.
Add the oil in your skillet on medium heat. Pan-fry the chicken on both sides until browned and crispy, and the inside is cooked through. Dish out and serve immediately.
|Chicken thighs, deboned,|
|and cut into halves||3|
|Garlic, minced||2 cloves|
|Five spice powder||½ tspn|
|Sesame oil||½ tspn|
|Chinese rice wine||1 tspn|
|Or Japanese cooking sake||1 tspn|
|Oyster sauce||1 tspn|
|Soy sauce||1 tspn|
|Sugar||1 heaped tspn|
|Salt to taste|
|Cooking oil||½ tbspn|