Authentic Chinese Five Spice Roast Chicken

Recipe by enigma256
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 1 chicken
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • To make five-spice salt: Combine 5 tablespoons salt with 1 tablespoon five-spice seasoning. Place five spice salt in a dry skillet. Cook & stir over low heat 3-4 minutes.
  • Rub salt mixture (1 teaspoon five spice salt per lb. of chicken) on inside and outside of chicken. Cover and refrigerate seasoned chicken for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 500 F.
  • Insert green onions into chicken cavity.
  • Place chicken, breast side down, on a rack sprayed with nonstick cooking spray in a shallow roasting pan.
  • Roast chicken for 35 minutes. Turn chicken over and continue roasting another 20-25 minutes or until chicken tests done. (Chicken skin should be crisp).
  • Serve slices of chicken hot or chilled with plum sauce.
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