Friday, February 10, 2017

Five Spice Roasted Chicken Recipe (Gà Ngũ Vị Hương)


2 Tbsp. minced Garlic
2 Tbsp. chopped Shallots
1 Tbsp. Orange Juice
1 tsp. Five Spice Powder
1 1/2 tsp. Sugar
3/4 tsp. Kosher Salt
1 tsp. Annatto Seed Oil
Ground Black Pepper

Other Ingredients
1 whole Chicken
Ginger Slices
Orange Peels
Onion Slices
2 Celery sticks
4 Carrots
1/2 Onion
1 can Chicken Broth

First clean 1 whole Chicken with some salt.  Rub the salt onto the Chicken, then rinse with water. Set aside to dry.

In a mortar add in 2 Tbsp. minced Garlic and chopped Shallots. Pound it together.  Add in 1 Tbsp. Orange Juice. Add 1 tsp. Five Spice Powder, 3/4 tsp. Kosher Salt, 1 1/2 tsp. Sugar, 1 tsp. Annatto Seed Oil and some Ground Black Pepper. Mix.

Pat dry the Chicken.  Rub the marinated inside the Chicken.  Stuff Ginger Slices, Orange Peels and Onion Slices inside. Then marinate the whole Chicken, let it marinate for 2 hours.  

Prepare the roasting pan, add in 2 Celery Sticks, 4 Carrots, half an Onion and 1 can Chicken Broth. (Cut the Celery and Carrots)

Place the Chicken on top, place in oven at 325 degrees F for 1 hours and 30 minutes or until cooked.  After 45 minutes remember to open the oven spread the chicken broth on the chicken. To make it more golden increase to 350 degrees and cook for 15 minutes. Remove and serve.

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