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Serves :

Preparation Time :
30 minutes

Cooking Time :
1 hour 20 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Wash hookee, cut into pieces and drain, place a work of oil over high heat and wait until the oil is very hot, fry until lightly golden on all sides. Remove and drain.
  • Bring a pot of water to the boil over medium heat. Add fried hookee and coca cola, cook until boiling.
  • Reduce the heat to medium- low, add shiitake mushrooms and cook for a few minutes.
  • Season with light soy sauce, sweet dark soy sauce, salt and sugar.
  • Simmer for 1 hour or until everything is cooked and tender. Remove from the heat.
  • Ladle into a serving dish and garnish with Chinese celery sprigs.
  • Best when serve hot.


  • 4 pieces hooked
  • 1 liter Cooking oil
  • 2 liters water
  • 200 ml coca cola
  • 8 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked until tender
  • 100 grams light soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons sweet dark soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 100 grams rock sugar
  • Chinese celery springs for garnish

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