Sticky Honey and Sesame Roasted Chicken

October 16, 2021

Sticky Honey and Sesame Roasted Chicken from Donna Hay using Two Busy Bees Honey

Sticky Honey and Sesame Roasted Chicken

INGREDIENTS

  • 50G UNSALTED BUTTER, CHOPPED AND SOFTENED
  • 1½ TABLESPOONS SESAME OIL
  • SEA SALT AND CRACKED BLACK PEPPER
  • 1 X 1.6KG CHICKEN
  • ⅔ CUP (240G) STICKY HONEY MARINADE
  • 2 TABLESPOONS RICE VINEGAR
  • BLACK SESAME SEEDS AND MICRO (BABY) PURPLE SHISO LEAVES, TO SERVE

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Place the butter, ½ teaspoon of the oil, salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix to combine. 
  2. Carefully loosen the skin of the chicken at the breast with your fingers. Push the butter mixture under the skin and tie the legs together with kitchen string. 
  3. Place the Sticky Honey Marinade in a bowl and add the chicken and stir then marinate for 20 minutes in the fridge. 
  4. Place the chicken on an oven tray lined with non-stick baking paper. Cook, brushing with the pan juices occasionally, for 1 hour or until cooked through.
  5. Serve the chicken with the extra pan juices, sesame seeds and shiso. Serves 4

    Recipe and recipe image created by Donna Hay 





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