【Chinese Style Smoked Chicken】
You may want to try this Chinese style smoked chicken for your holiday party, nice smoky flavour.
Prepare time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 75 minutes
Stand time: 24 hours
Serves: 6 servings
1) 1 cornish hen (900g);
2) 1 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Oyster sauce, 1 tbsp light soy sauce , 1 tbsp primium soy sauce, ¼ tsp thirteen spice, 1 tsp salt, 2 tsp sugar;
3) Smoking ingredients: 2 bay leafs, 2 anise stars, 3 cloves, 1 small piece dried orange skin, ¼ cup sugar, ¼ cup all-purpose flour, 1/3 cup any kind Chinese tea leaves, 1 small piece Chinese cinnamon.
1: Remove excess fat of chicken, rinse with cold water and pat dry. Place all ingredients of Ingredient 2) in a plastic bag (Picture 1), mix well. Place the chicken inside the bag, seal the bag and shake well (Picture 2). Store the chicken in a fridge for 24 hours.
2: Place all ingredients of Ingredient 3) on aluminum foil lined baking sheet, mix well the ingredients. Place a rack over the smoking ingredients (Picture 3). Rinse chicken with cold water and pat dry, place on the rack (Picture 4).
3: Wrap baking sheet with large piece aluminum foil, and make sure seal well (Picture 5).
4: Place the baking sheeting in the preheated oven and bake at 400F for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
5: Remove from the oven, let it cool, and cut into small pieces before serving.