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Wicked Asian Spiced Chicken

This super quick and mega tasty marinade on this chicken I completely made up on the spot, with what I had in the fridge and cupboard. It was such a success with my family and so yummy, I thought I had to just share it with you.

In fact, this chicken was destined to be made into a whole other dish, ( I menu plan!) but on getting closer to cooking time, I changed my mind and decided to cut up the whole chicken I had into 10 pieces and whip up a marinade using what herbs I had and a few spices from the pantry.

The best part was, it took less than 5 minutes to whip up the marinade, then approx. 30-40 minutes to cook the chicken in a hot oven. While the chicken was cooking, I then whipped up a quick fried rice with some leftover brown rice that was in the fridge and some chopped up veggies.

Winning!!

I like to call this my Wicked Asian Spiced Chicken. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Wicked Asian Spiced Chicken
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it takes less than 5 minutes to whip up the marinade, then approx. 30-40 minutes to cook the chicken in a hot oven. Mega Tasty and Mega Quick!
Servings Prep Time
8-10 People 5 minutes
Cook Time
30-40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8-10 People 5 minutes
Cook Time
30-40 minutes
Wicked Asian Spiced Chicken
Print Recipe
it takes less than 5 minutes to whip up the marinade, then approx. 30-40 minutes to cook the chicken in a hot oven. Mega Tasty and Mega Quick!
Servings Prep Time
8-10 People 5 minutes
Cook Time
30-40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8-10 People 5 minutes
Cook Time
30-40 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 tbs sesame oil
  • 1 tbs Tamari ( or Soy Sauce)
  • 2 cm Fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, grated
  • 1/2 cup Fresh corriander, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground corriander powder
  • 1 tsp Tumeric powder or freshly grated
  • 1/2 tsp Chinese Five Spice
  • 1 Whole chicken cut into 10 pieces * you can have your buthcer do this for you, or you can purchase your pieces already prepared.
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. Place all your ingredients into a small mini blender or mini processor. Blitz till well minced and blended.
  2. Add your marinade to your chicken pieces, toss and mix well. You can either place in hot oven straight away or else marinade for any where from an hour to overnight.
  3. Once you have covered your chicken with the marinade, place in a hot oven, 200C and roast on a rack over a baking tray for 30-40 minutes. The cooking time will depend on the size of your chicken pieces.
  4. Once cooked, you can serve with any of the following sides; Steamed Greens Stir Fry Vegetables Vegetable Fried Rice
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