How to Make Juicy Honey-Roasted Chicken

by Huang Kitchen

This chicken is so simple to prepare and so incredibly delicious to eat. Nothing combines simplicity and elegant like a well-roasted chicken. It roasts beautifully thanks to the hint of honey added.


  • 1 Whole chicken
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Light soy sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Dark soy sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Sesame oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Chicken stock granule
  • ½ Teaspoons Five spice powder
  • ½ Teaspoons White pepper
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    First wash and rinse well the chicken. Pat dry with paper towel.

    Step 2

    Then gather all the ingredients needed to marinade the chicken.

    Step 3

    Mix well the marinade ingredients in a bowl.

    Step 4

    Using a pastry brush, apply the marinade on outer skin and inner part of chicken.

    Step 5

    Make sure to rub and massage the marinade thoroughly into both outer and inner of chicken.

    Step 6

    Cover the marinated chicken with cling wrap.

    Step 7

    Keep in refrigerator, preferably overnight.

    Step 8

    Remove the cling wrap off the chicken the following day. Leave to refrigerate in refrigerator for at least another 2 hours to dry the outer skin of chicken.

    Step 9

    Turn the chicken the other way around after 1 hour of drying in the refrigerator.

    Step 10

    Insert chicken fork in middle of chicken. Then secure both sides to it. Next place secured chicken fork into the roaster.

    Step 11

    Close the lid of roaster. Set to roast at 200 degree C ( 400 degree F ).

    Step 12

    Roast the juicy chicken for 30 minutes or until the juices run clear.

    Step 13

    Brush a layer of honey on the skin of the chicken 5 minutes before it's ready.

    Step 14

    Continue roasting after applying the honey.

    Step 15

    Roast till the skin of chicken turns crispy and golden brown in colour and the meat is cooked through.

    Step 16

    And you're done! Serve the chicken on a bed of lettuce, garnished with lemon slices and red tomatoes. For more details please access SO ..ENJOY!