Coca Cola Chicken pan fried to tender and juicy perfection and drizzled with its own sweet and savory sauce on a serving plate, garnished with green onion for an easy party appetizer or dinner idea
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3 Ingredient Coca Cola Chicken (with Video)

Coca cola chicken features juicy chicken wings or drumsticks coated in a delicious cola sauce. This crowd-pleaser is a 20-minute dinner idea that even picky eaters will love, and it's also perfect for game day. Plus video tutorial!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: coca cola chicken
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 138kcal
Author: Cindy

Ingredients

  • 10-12 chicken pieces wings or drumsticks, skin-on or off (see note)
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 8 oz cola 1 cup
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Serving - optional

  • green onions minced
  • rice or mashed potatoes

Instructions

  • Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and add oil.
  • Add the chicken pieces, making sure not to crowd the pan.
  • Fry 5 minutes, turning every minute or two for even browning.
  • Add soy sauce and cola to the pan and bring to a boil.
  • Cover with a lid, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • The sauce should be thickening, but if not remove the lid and boil for 1-3 minutes more.
  • Remove to a plate and drizzle sauce on top.
  • Garnish with green onion. Serve and enjoy!

Video

Notes

  • I recommend using chicken wings or chicken drumsticks for this recipe. For larger servings, you can also use chicken thighs or legs but cooking time will be longer. For chicken breasts, cook to an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C) measured with an instant-read thermometer.

Nutrition

Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 872mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.9mg