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Mahogany Chicken

This yummy sticky chicken dish is a conversation starter or ice-breaker! Chances are your family and guests will try to guess at the ingredients!


  • 1 kg chicken wings - cut into 2 pieces and discard the tips

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon pink salt

  • Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 2 tablespoons of good quality dark chocolate - grate or chop

  • ¼ cup maple syrup

  • 1 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon Chiinese five spice powder

  • ½ cup chicken stock


  • 1.

    Wash, clean and dry chicken pieces.

  • 2.

    Marinate with pink salt and pepper for 10 minutes.

  • 3.

    Arrange chicken pieces on trivet over a baking pan.

  • 4.

    Bake for 20 minutes at 180C.

  • 5.

    While the chicken is baking take the following steps:

  • 6.

    Heat the maple syrup in a pan until it is bubbly and slightly thickened.

  • 7.

    This should not take more than two minutes.

  • 8.

    Remove the maple syrup from heat and stir in the dark chocolate.

  • 9.

    Add oyster sauce, fish sauce, olive oil, five spice powder and chicken stock.

  • 10.

    Over low heat, roll pan to mix all the sauce ingredients.

  • 11.

    Cook till sauce coats the back of spoon.

  • 12.

    Add chicken pieces and coat well

  • 13.

    Taste and correct seasoning if necessary.

  • 14.

    Remove from heat

  • 15.

    Serve chicken as it is or on a bed of rice/pasta/noodles.


You can BBQ the chicken pieces. Use wing tips to make chicken stock.

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Posted by N55895Report
I think you are referring to the wrong recipe.
Posted by Cheryl145Report
You turn the 3 in 1 coffee powder into a savory seasoning. Very creative...