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Simple Crispy Chinese Chicken recipe

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This yummy crispy and sticky Chinese chicken recipe will make you never want to have plain old chicken again!

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While you can use most parts of the chicken for this, skin on thighs and drumsticks are the best.

The below list of ingredients will make a delicious marinade for around 800g-1KG of raw chicken.

Ingredients

  • Chicken thighs and/or drumsticks Skin-on 4
  • Hoisin sauce 2 tbsps
  • Soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • Rice vinegar 1 tbsp
  • Honey 1 tbsp
  • Chinese five spice 1 tsp

How to make crispy Chinese chicken:

  1. Mix together everything, minus the chicken, to make the sauce.
  2. You may wish to adjust the amounts of ingredients to taste.
  3. In a big bowl, coat the chicken in the sauce and – if you’ve the time – leave to marinade for a few hours.
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  5. Fry all over in a little oil on a high heat for a 4-5 minutes until browned.
  6. Cook in the oven on 220 degrees (200 fan) for 35-45 minutes until chicken juices run clear.
  7. Alternatively, this makes a great recipe for the summer BBQ.
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