CHINESE-STYLE CITRUS ROAST CHICKEN

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Chinese-Style Roast Chicken Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 large (1.2kg) PnP free-range chicken
  • 3 mandarins, halved
  • Juice (60ml) and zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice (60ml) and zest of 2 mandarins
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) soy sauce
  • 1 tsp (5ml) sesame oil or dry sherry (optional)
  • 2 star ansie
  • 3cm knob ginger, finely sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) honey
  • 1 bunch spring onions, cut into chunks

For serving

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
  2. Place chicken and mandarins in a roasting pan.
  3. Combine all remaining ingredients, except honey and spring onions, and pour over chicken and into its cavity
  4. Cover with foil and roast for about 70 minutes
  5. Uncoverdrizzle with honey and add spring onions
  6. Roast for 15-20 minutes more until cooked through
  7. Serve with rice and vegetables