An easy yet tasty chicken dish that’s sure to please.

Serves 4


2, 1kg (2.2 pound) whole chickens, cut in half
1-cup brown sugar
3/4-cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, minced
1-tablespoon rice wine


Rinse chicken halves, and pat dry with paper towels. Place chicken cut side down in a 9x13 inch-baking dish.

In a bowl, combine sugar, soy sauce, wine, grated ginger and garlic. Mix well, and pour mixture over chicken. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.

Preheat oven to 175º C (350º F). Bake chicken uncovered in the oven for 3/4 hour, basting frequently. Test for doneness, making sure there is no pink left in the meat. Let cool to touch, then cut into smaller pieces to serve immediately