Chinese Roast Chicken

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

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

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  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.