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Five-Spice Chicken

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Introduction

Exotic style and little spicy. Very easy to make.

Exotic style and little spicy. Very easy to make.

Ingredients

Serves: 8-16

Metric Cups
  • 3 spring onions
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chinese five spice
  • 2 tablespoons thai fish sauce (nam pla)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 pinch of salt (to taste)
  • 16 pieces of chicken
  • 1 lime (wedges for serving)
  • 3 scallions
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chinese five spice
  • 2 tablespoons thai fish sauce (nam pla)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chile sauce
  • 1 pinch of salt (to taste)
  • 16 pieces of chicken
  • 1 lime (wedges for serving)

Method

Five-Spice Chicken is a community recipe submitted by buddhanature and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Finely chop the spring onions and garlic.
  • Put in a bowl with the sugar, five-spice powder, fish sauce, soy sauce, sweet chilli sauce and salt and stir to combine.
  • Arrange the chicken pieces in a shallow, non-metal dish and spoon over the marinade. Turn the chicken to coat it thoroughly, cover the chicken and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 210°C and brush a baking tray with oil. Arrange the chicken pieces on the prepared tray and cook for 45 minutes, or until crispy.
  • Serve warm with the lime wedges.
  • Finely chop the scallions and garlic.
  • Put in a bowl with the sugar, five-spice powder, fish sauce, soy sauce, sweet chile sauce and salt and stir to combine.
  • Arrange the chicken pieces in a shallow, non-metal dish and spoon over the marinade. Turn the chicken to coat it thoroughly, cover the chicken and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 210°C and brush a baking tray with oil. Arrange the chicken pieces on the prepared tray and cook for 45 minutes, or until crispy.
  • Serve warm with the lime wedges.
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