You can cook entire quarter chicken but I prefer to cut into half for each quarter chicken.
The star anises and cinnamon stick.
Add all the ingredients in supplies list except the chicken and egg into a deep pot.
Let it boil for 10 minutes.
Add all the chickens.
Let it boil another 5 minutes on high heat.
Cover with a lid and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook 2 hard boil eggs. This is optional.
Add the egg anytime.
After 30 minutes.
Note: If you find your sauce too salty, you can either add more water or another tablespoon to sugar.
Note: You can keep the leftover sauce to cook another batch of chicken. You can add tofu too.