Asian Roasted Chicken with Brown Sauce


1 5 to 6 lb roasting chicken
2 tbs peanut oil
8 cloves of garlic, minced
6 cloves of garlic, left whole
2 tsp fresh ginger, minced
4 tbs miso
2 tbs soy sauce
1/2 cup dry sherry
2 tsp sugar
This recipe will make you kitchen fragrant with garlic for a week,but it’s worth it.


  • Wash chicken thoroughly inside out and dry well with paper towels.
  • In a sauce pan heat the peanut oil over high heat.
  • Add minced garlic and ginger and stir fry for about 30 seconds.
  • Add miso, soy sauce, sherry, and sugar.
  • Simmer on low heat for 5 minutes. Cool
  • Place chicken in a roasting pan and rub some of the cooled sauce all over the outside.
  • Let stand for 2 hours.
  • Place garlic cloves inside of chicken.
  • Roast in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 2 hours, basting frequently with the sauce and drippings in the pan.
  • If the chicken starts to brown too much during the second hour of roasting, cover it with a tent of heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  • Let stand for 10minutes before carving.





15 min


2 min


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