Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs | How to make Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs

By Naina Puthran  |  10th Mar 2016  |  
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About Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs Recipe

Chinese five spice powder is the star of this wonderful roasted Chicken dish with incredible flavors! It is self-saucing, so just serve over steamed rice for an easy yet stunning meal!

Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs

Ingredients to make Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs

  • 4 chicken Thighs (bone-in and skin on)
  • 4 tablespoons Dark Sweet Soya Sauce (If using regular Soya Sauce, add 2 tablespoons honey)
  • 1 tablespoon Rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice powder
  • 1 Green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 & ½ teaspoons fresh, finely grated ginger
  • 4 cloves Garlic, very finely minced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

How to make Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the soya sauce, vinegar, five spice powder, green chilli, ginger, garlic, red chilli powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. Add the cleaned chicken thighs to the marinade and coat well. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade and place in a lightly oiled baking dish.
  4. Pour the remaining marinade over the chicken.
  5. Sprinkle half a teaspoon of sesame seeds over the chicken.
  6. Preheat oven to 190 C.
  7. Bake chicken for 30-40 minutes.
  8. Take out of the oven and top with the rest of the sesame seeds and chopped spring onions.
  9. Serve with steamed rice and the drippings from the baking tray.

My Tip:

To make your own Five Spice powder, just mix together equal quantities of roasted and ground fennel, ground peppercorns, ground star anise, ground cinnamon and ground cloves

Reviews for Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs (5)

seema saba2 years ago

What spices does the five spice powder have?

Niyaz Laiq2 years ago


Manisha Band3 years ago

What's this 5 spice powder?

Sukhmani Bedi3 years ago

looks divine!

Shilpi lala3 years ago

Looks amazing! The chinese powder sounds like its really aromatic and flavourful!

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