Roast Honey Sesame Chicken

Recipe by ImPat
READY IN: 1hr 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 200C (180C fan forced).
  • Rinse chicken cavity under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Trim excess fat from cavity, then tuck the wings underneath and then place chicken breast down in a large glass or ceramic bowl.
  • Combine juice, honey, sesame seeds and hoisin (or plum if using) in a small bowl and whisk to combine and then pour half the mixture over the chick, cover the chicken and refrigerate for 20 minutes to marinate.
  • Place chicken breast up in a large roasting pan and place ginger, garlic and spring onions inside cavity and tie legs with kitchen string.
  • Roast for 45 minutes and then remove from oven and add potatoes, carrots, red onion, zucchini and capsicum and drizzle vegetables with oil and put back in the oven to continue roasting and baste the chicken occassionally with reserved marinade for 35-40 minutes or utill juices run clear when chicken thigh is pierced with a small sharp knife.
  • Remove from oven and cover with foil and rest for 5 minutes.
  • Portion chicken and serve with roast vegetables.