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mouth watering chicken

Mouth Watering Chicken (口水鸡)

Mouthwatering chicken is a type of chicken that has a very strong taste. It tastes so good, you can’t help but want to eat it. The taste of this chicken is so delicious and the meat is so tender that you will love eating it every day.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 6
Calories 365 kcal


  • 1 Drumstick
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking wine
  • 1 tablespoon Oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons Chili oil
  • 4 pcs Ginger
  • 2 teaspoons Peppercorns
  • 1 pc Star anise
  • 3 pcs Bay leaves
  • 1 pc Red spicy
  • 1 teaspoon White sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic


  • One big drumstick, you can also use small drumsticks.
  • Put the chicken thighs in cold water.
  • Then add 3 fragrant leaves, 1 star anise, about 20 peppercorns, 4 pieces of ginger, 1 spoon of cooking wine, and green onions.
  • Boil for about 15 minutes
  • If you like to eat more tender, cook for 15 minutes, and the chopsticks can easily pierce it.
  • After cutting, the bones inside are slightly bloody. If you are not used to it being too tender, you can cook it for a few more minutes.
  • Don't take it out after turning off the fire, soak it in the soup for a few minutes, take it out and soak it in pure water or ice water, the meat will shrink instantly, and the taste will be better.
  • Chop the chicken thighs into pieces, you can also tear the chicken into small pieces.
  • Slice the cucumber and place it under the plate.
  • If you don't like it, you can omit the side dishes.
  • Put the chicken on top of the cucumber
  • Dice the spicy millet and shallots, mince the ginger and garlic.
  • Put the spicy millet, minced ginger, minced garlic and chili powder into a bowl.
  • (If you don't have chili powder, you can omit it, and you can also add chili oil later).
  • Heat the oil and pour it in.
  • Add soy sauce, sugar, salt, balsamic vinegar, oyster sauce, green pepper oil, and chili oil.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of the soup for the chicken thighs previously cooked.
  • I don't have sesame oil at home, so I added this green pepper sauce, which tastes great.
  • If you don't have sesame oil, you can also add green pepper oil or pepper oil.
  • Pour the prepared sauce over the chicken.
  • Sprinkle some shallots, coriander, white sesame seeds, and chopped peanuts.
  • This delicious saliva chicken is ready~
  • Put it in the refrigerator and refrigerate for a while, the taste is even better.
  • Spicy, fragrant, tender and refreshing, the delicious food can't stop.


After finished, put it in the refrigerator and refrigerate for a while, the taste is even better.
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