Saturday, December 16, 2006

Five Spices Chicken

Ingredients A
Chicken ½
Five Spice Powder 4 teaspoons
Cooking oil

Ingredients B
Coarse grained Salt ½ cup
Ground Black Pepper
½ cup Star Anise

Method for salt and pepper seasoning
1)Combine ingredients B into a wok.
2)Saute on medium heat for 10 minute or until salt turn into beige colour and fragrant.
3)Remove from wok and let it cool.
4)Mixed salt and pepper seasoning with five spice powder.
5)Store in a container.

Method for five spice chicken
1)Marinate inside and skin of chicken with seasoning. Let it rest for 2 hours. The longer you leave it the better.
2)Fill up the baking tray with water. Put up the roasting tray on top of the baking tray. Do not let the chicken touch the water.
3)Roast the chicken at 180 degree for 40 minutes. Turn the chicken over periodically.
4)Remove the chicken and let it rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
5)Hot the wok and coking oil. Bath the chicken with hot oil for 5 minutes.
6)Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes. Serve hot.

Note :

1)You can skip step 5 and 6 if you think step 5 is too oily.
2) Cook the bone side up first then turn to skin side later to avoid burning the skin too much.

This is a side dish consists of zucchini, olive oil, salt and thyme leaves. Bake it for 100 degree for 15 minutes.


5xmom said...

I plugged this with my recipe..

TehSee said...

Thank you..You are welcome to plug this article to long as don't plug my hair....haha.