Braised Chicken Wing Drumette with Lettuce Stem and Carrot

This is one of my favorite dishes mom makes from time to time. I sometimes wonder how these simple ingredients could create such good flavor.

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Ingredients:

1. 20 chicken wing drumettes

2. 1 carrot and 2 lettuce stems

3. some garlic, 1 piece of ginger and 1 green onion.

4. 15ml cooking oil

Steps:

1. Clean the chicken wings and chop the carrot and lettuce stem. Also prepare the garlic, ginger and green onion as shown in the picture below.

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2.  blanch the chicken wings.

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3.  Add oil to the pan and set the heat to high. Wait for 1 minute. Then add the chicken wings, and cooking wine and stir for 30 seconds.

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4. Add the ginger, green onion and garlic. Stir for another minute.

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5. Time for the vegetables. Carrot first. It needs a head start, then the lettuce stems. Stir for 1 minute.

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6. Add warm water until the wings and vegetables are submerged.  

7. Cover the pan with the lid and turn the heat to medium. Wait for 15 minutes.

8. Add 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp sugar. Stir a bit. Repeat step 7.

9. Open the pan and turn the heat to high. Wait until most of the water is vaporized. Done!

Sorry about the missing pictures in step 6 to 9. I was doing something else and forgot the photos.

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