P.F. Chang's Roasted Chicken Cantonese Style (#1549)

Serves
Ready
4
2
Hours
Prep
Cook
30
Minutes
1.5
Hours
Categories
Chinese Chicken Main
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Ingredients

  • 4 pounds Whole Chicken whole, fresh
  • 4 oz Ginger Root
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese Five Spice Powder
  • 3 Scallions, Spring Or Green Onions whole
  • 5 star Star Anise
  • 1 Orange Zest peel of an orange
  • 3 oz Black Bean Sauce ground bean sauce

Bath For Chicken

  • 3 tablespoons Baking Soda
  • 4 cups Water

Glaze

  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 3 tablespoons White Vinegar

Directions

  1. Rinse and clean cavity of chicken.
  2. Peel and dice fresh ginger root.
  3. Mix together diced ginger, five spice powder, green onion, star anise, ground bean sauce and orange peel.
  4. Fill cavity of chicken with mixed ingredients. Then truss the chicken with a skewer.
  5. Hang the chicken on hook in refrigerator.
  6. "bath" the chicken with water and baking soda.
  7. Brush with honey and vinegar.
  8. Hang the chicken in the refrigerator for three days, brushing twice daily with honey and vinegar.
  9. Bake at 325° f (160° c) for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until 165 to 170 internal degrees f.
  10. Cut and serve.
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