12 chicken wing

3 tbsp dry sherry

2 small sticks cinnamon (1 inch long)

1 cup water

2 tbsp dark soy sauce

1 tbsp sugar

2 whole star anise or equivalent in broken pieces

salt to taste

Place chicken wings in ungreased wok or pan and add wine. Cook until almost all wine has evaporated. Add 1 cup water and cook over medium heat about 10 mins. Add Anise and cinnamon and cook 5 mins. Add soy sauce, sugar and salt. Cover and let simmer 30 mins. Stir occasionally. If it seems too dry add water. Total cooking time 45 minutes.