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Chicken with Moqua Soup

Chicken with Moqua Soup

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5 Cups of Water
4 Pieces of chicken thigh or leg or combination, with bones, with or without skin
6 dried shitake mushroom- soaked in water till soft, discard the stems
1 small moqua, cut crosswise, peeled, cut in half and seeded
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
Fish Sauce or salt to taste


In medium saucepan, bring the water and chicken to boil, skim the foam our and add soy sauce and fish sauce.  Simmer the chicken until tender, about 1/2 hour to 45 minutes, add moqua, cook 15 minutes longer until moqua is soft and cook through.















These Sriracha wings would be the perfect kind of finger foods for your next football gathering, although you could have them all year long!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


2 pounds chicken wings

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 teaspoon garlic powder

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Sesame seeds, for garnish


5 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/4 cup honey

1/4 cup Sriracha*

1 tablespoon soy sauce

Juice of 1 lime


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

To make the glaze, melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Stir in honey, Sriracha, soy sauce and lime juice. Bring to a boil; simmer until slightly thickened, about 1-2 minutes.

In a large bowl, combine wings, butter, vegetable oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper, to taste.

Place wings onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes, using metal tongs to turn at halftime. Brush wings with Sriracha glaze and broil for 3-4 minutes, or until crisp and crusted.

Serve immediately, garnished with cilantro and sesame seeds, if desired.

Adapted from Comfort of Cooking

*Sriracha is an Asian-style hot chili sauce and can be found in the Asian section of your local grocery store.