- 1 ½ pound (680g) chicken wings
- 4 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 stalk green onion, cut 2 inches long
- 1 tablespoon ginger, sliced
- ⅔ cup + 1 tablespoon (200 ml) regular coca cola
- 2 tablespoons light soy sauce (not low sodium soy sauce)
- 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine
- 1 tablespoon peanut oil
1Heat Up the Pressure Cooker: Heat up your pressure cooker (Instant Pot: press Sauté button). Make sure your pot is as hot as it can be when you place the ingredients into the pot (Instant Pot: wait until the indicator says HOT).
2Sauté the Garlic, Ginger, and Green Onion: Pour in 1 tablespoon of peanut oil into the pressure cooker. Ensure to coat the oil over the whole bottom of the pot. Add the crushed garlic, sliced ginger and green onions into the pot, then stir for roughly a minute until fragrant.
3Sauté the Chicken Wings: Add the chicken wings into the pot and stir fry them together with the garlic, ginger slices and green onions for roughly one to two minutes.
4Deglaze the Pot: When the edges of the chicken skin starts to brown, pour in the coca cola and fully deglaze the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon. Add in 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of dark soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon of Chinese rice wine. Mix well.
5Pressure Cook the Chicken Wings: Close lid and pressure cook at High Pressure for 5 minutes (Electric or Stovetop pressure cookers). Turn off the heat and fully Natural Release (roughly 10 minutes).
6Taste and Season: Open the lid carefully and taste one of the chicken wings and the cola sauce (It shouldn’t taste like coca cola). Reduce and season the sauce with more salt if desired.
7Serve: Serve immediately with rice or other side dishes!