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Vietnamese five spices chicken

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Total Time:
3.5 hours
Serves:6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 oz - Garlic, minced
  • 1 oz - Onion, minced
  • 4 tbsp - spiced wine
  • 1/2 tbsp - Salt
  • 1/2 tbsp - Ground Cloves
  • 1 tbsp - Sugar
  • 1/4 tbsp - MSG
  • 5 tbsp - Light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp - Dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp - Pepper
  • 1 tbsp - Vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp - Sesame oil
  • 1 - Whole Chicken
  • For Lemon sauce (blend together):
  • 1 tbsp - Fresh Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp - Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp - Sugar
  • 1/4 tbsp - Pepper

How to Make

  • Wash and dry chicken.
  • Combine garlic, onion, 2 tbsp spiced sherry, salt, cloves, MSG, 1 tbsp light soy and 1 tbsp dark soy.
  • Rub mixture inside chicken. Place the chicken in a bowl, pour the remaining sherry and soy over the chicken.
  • Marinade for at least 2 hours, basting every 20 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 400 degree F. Place the chicken on a roasting pan grid and bake for 10 minutes. Brush with marinade.
  • Reduce the temperature to 350 degree F and bake for 45 more minutes, basting every 15 minutes.
  • Combine oils and brush on chicken.
  • Cook another 20 minutes or until chicken is done.
  • Serve with lemon sauce and a green salad.