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Oven bag lemongrass and soy roast chicken
Picture: Iain Gillespie/The West Australian

Serves 4-6

1/3 cup soy sauce

5 stalks lemongrass, sliced finely

1/4 cup honey

3cm ginger

5 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tsp sesame seeds

1.3kg chicken

2 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted for sprinkling


Combine soy sauce, lemongrass, honey, ginger, garlic and sesame seeds in a glass or ceramic dish. Add chicken and toss to coat. Refrigerate for 2 hours, or overnight. Preheat oven to 180C. Place in an oven bag. Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until chicken is golden and cooked through, turning halfway during cooking. Once cooked, remove from the oven bag, and sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds.

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