We’ve been eating a lot of chicken and rice lately.
I found this chicken recipe in this month’s issue of Bon Appetit, where it was featured in entire meal.
Rarely do I see an entire meal in a magazine and want to make all of it. They put things together for a reason, as I learned with this meal.
It was so good. All of it.
More recipes to use Chinese Five Spice
Chinese Five Spice isn’t a super commonly used seasoning in my kitchen, but I do have a couple more recipes to use it:
Five Spice Steak with Ginger Butter is a spice-rubbed steak finished off with ginger compound butter. A FANTASTIC combination!
I love using Chinese Five Spice in my Egg Roll in a Bowl recipe, too!
If you make this recipe and enjoy it, let me know! Share it on social media and tag me so I can send you some love –> @perrysplate or #perrysplate.
- 4 garlic cloves, pressed
- 1 T coarse Kosher salt
- 2 T avocado oil
- 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
- 1 cut-up chicken (8 pieces; about 3 1/2 lbs)
- 1 large onion, peeled, cut into 16 wedges
- In a large bowl, combine pressed garlic, salt, olive oil, five-spice powder and mix well. Add the chicken pieces and turn to coat. Cover and chill at least an hour or overnight.
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
- Arrange onion wedges in a 13x9x2 roasting pan. Place chicken, skin side up, over the onions. Roast until the chicken is cooked through, basting occasionally with pan juices, about 50 minutes.
- Remove from oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes or so.
- Transfer chicken and onions to a platter and serve.
- Honestly, dealing with a whole chicken, skin, bones, icky slimy parts and all freaks me out still. (I'm working on it.) I halved the recipe and used two large boneless, skinless chicken breasts - about 1.5 lbs total. If you use this type of chicken, reduce the amount of salt at least by half.
- This was so good, I may venture out and disassemble my own chicken next time. Gulp.
- You should be able to find Chinese five-spice powder either in the spice section or the ethnic food section of your grocery store.
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