Total Time
13hrs 30mins
Prep 12 hrs
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Moist, juicy, flavorful, easy. Prep time includes 12 hours of marinating.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together soy sauce, lemon juice, honey, sesamme oil, dry mustard, ginger, garlic and ground black pepper to make the marinade.
  2. Place chicken in a bowl or zip lock plastic bag.
  3. Pour marinade over it.
  4. Marinate in refrigerator for at least one hour, I marinate it for at least 12 hours.
  5. Turn the chicken over in marinade occasionally.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  7. Roast chicken on rack until chicken is dark brown and a fork can be inserted with ease, at least 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Bring marinade to full boil and use to baste chicken every 15 minutes.
Most Helpful

5 5

OH, my goodness!!! This was absolutely DIVINE!!! I stuffed my chicken with sliced onion, garlic, and celery just to add extra flavor. Basted as directed, and served with rice, stir-fried vegs and remaining marinade. WONDERFUL!!! Only thing I changed was to add a little extra garlic and I also skipped the mustard, as I didn't have any on hand. DEFINITELY A KEEPER!! Thanks, mandabears!!! ~Manda

4 5

Excellent recipe. We ate this with sauted mushrooms and cabbage for people who dislike cabbage (recipe number 18816). Thanks for sharing!

5 5

This chicken was fantastic. I didnt change a thing except I marinated the chicken for about 8 hrs due to time comstraints. Moist, tender, and delicious. I served the chicken with a side of sesame noodles. Had enough left over for my lunch the next day and the chicken was still perfect. Thanks for sharing such a great recipe.