Tested till perfect Hoisin-Glazed Roast Chicken

Hoisin-Glazed Roast Chicken

Shortcuts - Bottled minced gingerroot and garlic can be found either separately or combined in the produce section. - Cutting chicken in half reduces roasting time from 1-1/2 hours to 30 minutes. Or use chicken parts.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: November 2004

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  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 1 1chickenchickens, (3-1/2 lb/1.75 kg)
  • 2 tsp 2tspminced gingerroot
  • 2 tsp 2tspminced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspChinese five-spice powder, (or pinch cinnamon)
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cuphoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp 1tbsprice vinegar or cider vinegar
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Using kitchen shears or sharp knife, cut chicken along 1 side of backbone. If desired, cut down other side and remove backbone. Cut in half down centre of breast bone. Set halves, skin side up, on rack in roasting pan. Spread with ginger and garlic; sprinkle with five-spice powder. Roast in 450°F (230°C) oven for 20 minutes.

In small bowl, combine hoisin sauce with vinegar; brush half over chicken and roast for 10 minutes. Brush with remaining hoisin mixture; roast until juices run clear when thigh is pierced, about 5 minutes. Transfer to cutting board; cut into portions.

Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 205 pro 22g total fat 9g sat. fat 2g
carb 7g fibre 0 chol 80mg sodium 299mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 7 vit A 3 folate 4
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