i'm a leg girl. always have been. i like my drumsticks, i like dark meat. why have chicken boobies when you can have thighs? yes, i do judge if you only consume the boobies. i am just saying. so i bought a container of chicken thighs, 4lbs to be exact, and i had aspirations to make some badass chicken soup but decided to crock pot it up. i've used this particular recipe twice for pork neck with smashing success. obviously it works well for chicken too. i set this up saturday night while i was out
whoring it up hanging out with some broads and when i strolled in at 1am, the abode was all sorts of asian home-y.
Sticky Chicken Thighs
(yes, i totally guffawed when i typed that out)
chicken thighs, in my case 4lbs of it
knob of ginger, in my case galangal
4 garlic cloves,
2 long green chilis, halved
4 star anise
1/2 cup brown sugar (90grams)
1 cup (chinese cooking wine), OR in my case, 1/2 cup of white wine, it may have been left over riesling and 1/2 cup rice vinegar (HEY! you have to make do sometimes!)
1/4 cup oyster sauce
1 tsp chinese 5 spice
mix everything together and pour on chicken thighs. add to crock pot, put on low, go out dancing with girlfriends for a few hours and come home to some tasty middle of the night treats.