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Five-Spice Chicken Recipe

Serves 4


  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 3 tsp dry sherry
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • 4 chicken thighs, skinned
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp cold water
  • 2 green onions, sliced thin


1. In shallow 1 1/2-quart microwave-proof dish, combine first 6 ingredients.
2. Add chicken and turn to coat.
3. Cover and microwave on high for 10 minutes, turning chicken halfway through.
4. Transfer chicken to platter.
5. Dissolve cornstarch in cold water and stir into pan juices, microwave uncovered on high for 1 1/2 minutes more.
6. Stir and pour over chicken.
7. Garnish with green onions.
8. Serve with wild and white rice and steamed watercress.


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Main Ingredient:Meat and Poultry / Chicken
Course:Main Dish
Preparation Method:Microwave

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