Whole Chicken & Sticky Plum Sauce
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Whole Chicken & Sticky Plum Sauce

Whole Chicken & Sticky Plum Sauce

with Mango Coconut Rice Pudding

Bring a little extra red and gold to your Lunar New Year with a delicious meal and sensational dessert. With a few simple steps, you can spend less time planning and more time celebrating the Year of the Dragon with loved ones. We've done the hard work for you, dousing crispy chicken with a sticky plum sauce. This star of the meal has the perfect sweetness-to-sourness ratio!

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Preparation Time45 minutes
Cooking Time


Serving amount


whole chicken

1 sachet

garlic & herb seasoning

1 packet

plum sauce

(May be present: Egg, Milk, Cashew, Walnut, Almond, Macadamia. )

1 packet

oyster sauce

(Contains Gluten, Mollusc, Wheat;)

1 packet

ginger paste

1 bunch

baby broccoli

1 bag

Pea Pods

1 bunch

spring onion

1 packet

garlic paste

1 packet

microwavable basmati rice

(Contains Soy;)

1 pinch

chilli flakes

1 packet

Japanese dressing

(Contains Sesame, Soy;)

1 packet

coconut milk

1 packet

jasmine rice

(May be present: Wheat, Gluten, Soy. )

1 packet

shredded coconut

(Contains Sulphites;)

1 packet

flaked almonds

(Contains Almond; May be present: Milk, Peanut, Sesame, Soy, Brazil Nut, Cashew, Hazelnut, Macadamia, Pine Nut, Pecan, Pistachio, Walnut. )

1 packet

Mango Slices In Juice

Not included in your delivery

olive oil



(Contains Egg;)

1 sachet

soy sauce mix

(Contains Soy, Gluten, Wheat;)


Nutritional Values

Energy (kJ)4994 kJ
Fat54 g
of which saturates14.2 g
Carbohydrate89.1 g
of which sugars13.9 g
Protein85.8 g
Sodium2709 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ


Baking Tray
Baking Paper
Large Non-Stick Pan



• Preheat oven to 240°C/220°C fan-forced. • In a small bowl, combine plum sauce, oyster sauce and ginger paste. • Pat whole chicken dry with a paper towel. Place chicken on a lined oven tray, breast-side up. Sprinkle with garlic & herb seasoning. Drizzle with olive oil, rubbing the seasoning into the skin. • Roast until cooked through, 1 hour. • In the last 10 minutes of cook time, pour sticky plum sauce mixture over chicken, then return to oven to continue roasting.Remove tray from oven. Cover with foil and set aside to rest for 15 minutes.

TIP: To check the chicken is done, poke a skewer between the leg and the body. The juices that come out should be clear, without any traces of pink. TIP: The chicken needs resting time for the meat to get nice and juicy.


• Meanwhile, trim and halve baby broccoli. • Trim pea pods. • Thinly slice spring onion.


• When chicken has 10 minutes of cook time remaining, wipe out pan and return to medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. • Cook baby broccoli, tossing, until softened, 3-4 minutes. • Add pea pods and cook, tossing, until tender, 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl. • Add Japanese style dressing and toss to combine. Cover to keep warm.


• Return frying pan to medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. • Add spring onion, then crack the egg into the pan and scramble until cooked through, 1 minute. • Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a plate.


• Return frying pan to medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Cook garlic paste until fragrant, 1 minute. • Squeeze microwaveable basmati rice packet to loosen rice. Add rice and soy sauce mix to pan and cook, stirring, until warmed through, 2-3 minutes. • Remove from heat and return scrambled egg to pan, tossing to combine. Season with salt and pepper.


• Carve chicken and pour over any resting juices. • Bring sticky plum sauce chicken, fried rice and Japanese-style greens to the table. • Top rice with a pinch of chilli flakes (if using) to serve. Enjoy!