Curried Chicken Wings (Ga Lei Gai Yik)

Course : Chicken Wings
Serves: 4 - 6
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10 pieces Chicken wings
2 medium Russet potatoes
1 medium Yellow onion
1 clove Garlic -- crushed
1 piece Ginger chunk -- crushed
2 tablespoons Oil
1 teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoons Curry
1 tablespoons Sugar
2 tablespoons Sherry
1/2 cup Chicken broth
2 tablespoons Oyster sauce
1 tablespoons Catsup
2 medium Green onions stalks -- cut into 1 inch leng

Preparation / Directions:

PREPARATION: Cut off chicken wing tips and save for stock. Cut wings at joint. Peel and cut potatoes into chunks and slice onion into small wedges. COOKING: In a heavy bottomed 3 quart sauce pot, heat 2 tbsp. oil and brown ginger, garlic and chicken wings for 4 minutes. Add rest of ingredients except green onions. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1/2 hour on low heat. Add the green onions the last 5 minutes. DO AHEAD NOTES: Cook early in the day. Chicken and potatoes taste better after several hours in the sauce. It's great the next day. COMMENTS: Some people are quite surprised that the Chinese use potatoes in their cooking. It is quite a common vegetable in southern China, although not served the same way as the westerners do. Curry is the most popular seasoning for potatoes. Another is 5 spice powde

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