Chinese Roast Chicken

READY IN: 13hrs 30mins
Recipe by mandabears

Moist, juicy, flavorful, easy. Prep time includes 12 hours of marinating.

Top Review by Manda

OH, my goodness!!! This was absolutely DIVINE!!! I stuffed my chicken with sliced onion, garlic, and celery just to add extra flavor. Basted as directed, and served with rice, stir-fried vegs and remaining marinade. WONDERFUL!!! Only thing I changed was to add a little extra garlic and I also skipped the mustard, as I didn't have any on hand. DEFINITELY A KEEPER!! Thanks, mandabears!!! ~Manda

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together soy sauce, lemon juice, honey, sesamme oil, dry mustard, ginger, garlic and ground black pepper to make the marinade.
  2. Place chicken in a bowl or zip lock plastic bag.
  3. Pour marinade over it.
  4. Marinate in refrigerator for at least one hour, I marinate it for at least 12 hours.
  5. Turn the chicken over in marinade occasionally.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  7. Roast chicken on rack until chicken is dark brown and a fork can be inserted with ease, at least 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Bring marinade to full boil and use to baste chicken every 15 minutes.

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