Dinner & Lunch

Five-spice chicken


  • 1 kg chicken pieces (bone in,skin on)
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice
  • 2 tsp sea salt flakes


1-Preheat oven to 220°C (200°C fan-forced). Toss chicken pieces in oil, lemon juice, a pinch of the five-spice and a pinch of the salt.

2-Place chicken on an oven tray lined with baking paper, or in a roasting tray.

3-Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.

4-Make dipping spice by combining remaining five-spice with remaining salt. Serve chicken with salty five spice on the side.


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