Chinese 5 Spice Roast Chicken

This Roast Chicken with Chinese 5 Spice is something so special. Temp your taste-buds with this delectable tasting chicken recipe. 

Course Chicken, Dinner
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword Chinese 5 Spice, roast chicken
Servings 4
Calories 244 kcal
Author Regina


  • 3 1/2 -4 pound chicken
  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • 2 tbsp Chinese 5 Spice
  • 2-3 tbsp honey
  • 1 large leek
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 5 large carrots


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 425

    2.Cut the leek, fennel and carrots, then set aside

    3.Melt butter in an oven-proof skillet, then add the honey and Chinese 5 spice

    4.Brush butter mixture over all sides of the chicken

    5.Add cut vegetables into the skillet and coat with any remaining seasoning

    6.Place chicken on top of the vegetables. Tie the legs and tuck the wings under the chicken.

    7.Roast in oven for 1 hour or until a meat thermometer reaches 165 when inserted into thick part of the thigh

    8.Rest chicken for 20 minutes before carving. Enjoy!

    9.Serve with the roasted vegetables