Recipe: Soy, Honey and Ginger Roast Chicken

A sweet and sour treat that’s bound to impress, and an easy one in the oven at that.

Preparation Time: 2hrs 10mins

Cook Time: 1hr

Serves: 4


  • 1/3 cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 3cm piece Fresh Ginger, peeled, finely grated
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds
  • 4 pieces each of Chicken Thighs and Drums
  • Salad Greens to serve


  1. Combine Soy Sauce, Honey, Ginger, Garlic and Sesame Seeds in a glass or ceramic dish. Add chicken. Toss to coat. Cover. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius/160 degrees fan-forced. Arrange chicken and marinade in a large baking dish.
  3. Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until chicken is golden and cooked through, turning halfway through cooking.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve with Salad Greens
  • Chop Roasting Potatoes into chunks, toss in oil and crushed garlic and place in the oven in a separate dish with chicken, turning once during baking.