Monday, February 27, 2012

5 Spice Chicken with Jade Rice


Fairly recently two of my favorite bloggers each posted one of these recipes, Birin from Roti and Rice made a wonderful 5 spice whole roasted chicken and Ann from Anncoo Hobby made a Jade fried rice.  This inspired me to combine the two and what a great pairing it was.







Ingredients:
  
marinade for chicken 
  • 1/2 teaspoon 5 spice powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger/garlic paste
  • one tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce 
  • dash of sesame oil 

for the rice:

  • one cup of cooked rice
  • one cup of spinach 
  • 2 cloves of chopped garlic 
  • 2 eggs whisked a little with a pinch of salt and pepper 
  • dash of soy sauce 
  • 1/4 an onion chopped 
Method:

  1. combine the ingredients for the chicken marinade and marinate the chicken in it for a couple of hours, I cooked a couple of chicken quarters
  2. roast in oven with a lid at 350 for 20 minutes and then another 15- 20 minutes with the lid of
  3. for the Jade fried rice, I sauteed the garlic with the spinach until it cooked down then blended it 
  4. I then stir fried the onion in a wok on high added the rice, spinach and egg and stirred like crazy to cook the egg :-) 
What recipe have you cooked recently inspired by a food blog?



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58 comments:

  1. Let the flavors shine! Love this. GREG

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  2. So glad you liked the 5-spice roast chicken. I like how you have added a little sauce to it. I need to try Ann's jade rice soon. Looks very healthy and delicious :)

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  3. This is a great dinner I wouldn't mind having every week. :)

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  4. Oh no! I left my 5-spice at home in DC. I'll have to pick it up when I visit home this March. This dish looks soooo good, Rebecca! And I love Biren and Anncoo too. :-)

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  5. Yummy it looks so good Rebecca! Two of my favorite bloggers too. i love Jade rice, have it many times in my bentos. Love the idea of five spice chicken. very nice!

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  6. I've never used 5 spice powder, but this dish sounds delicious with it!

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  7. What a great dinner! We constantly learn new dishes from food blogger friends and it's such an awesome experience!

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  8. I hope my 5 spice powder is still good. We use it only sporadically and still have half a jar after several years. Maybe I should just use more to compensate for staleness. Ah me, so much food, so much time.

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  9. Love that rice recipe; I have to get myself some 5 spice powder.
    Rita

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  10. Both the chicken and the rice sound delicious!!

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  11. Rebecca, this chicken looks delicious paired with the jade rice...
    Hope you are having a wonderful week :)

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  12. Looks delicious Reb. I love using 5 spice in my cooking. I love the flavor it brings and the aroma too. I could almost smell your dinner over here hihih. Funny thing is I always commit the same mistake of calling the spice 5 star spice.. haha...
    have a good evening!
    malou

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  13. I love how you combine wonderful flavor with simplicity - just a beautiful dish begging to be made.

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  14. That's a perfectly piece of roasted chicken. Make some of me?

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  15. The roasted chicken looks fingerlicking! Love jade rice too.

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  16. Hi Rebecca. This looks YUMMY! I'm so going to try jade rice!!!!!! It sounds delicious and lovely too look at on the plate. Have a great Wednesday.

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  17. pinning this! it looks and sounds wonderful! i love the color of that rice!

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  18. We have very good Chinese five spices powder selling here, from famous island Penang..Both recipes sound really yummy!

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  19. Oh yeah... This sounds great I love 5 spice. I try new recipes from blogs all the time...that's the most fun party of blogging to me.

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  20. Yummy chicken with five spice flavors, I especially love the jade fried rice recipe!

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  21. That is an awesome combo, you've paired them so well R

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  22. what a fabulous idea to combine the two recipes- perfect combination!

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  23. how you come up simple yet wonderful recipe, looks so good!

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