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Aniseed Chicken

A main meal, bound to impress

  • 1 chicken

For the sauce:

  • Aniseed
  • Mint
  • Ginger
  • Wine vinegar
  • 3 finely chopped dates
  • Chicken stock
  • Mustard seed
  • Olive oil
  • Boiled white wine
  • Honey
  • Ground pepper
  • Braise the whole chicken in water for approx. 20 minutes.
  • Drain, keep the stock, and wipe dry the chicken..

To make the sauce

  • Mix aniseed, mint, ginger, vinegar, dates, stock from the chicken, mustard, olive oil, boiled white wine and honey.
  • Heat to the boiling point and simmer gently for 20 min.
  • Now score the chiken's skin and pour aniseed sauce over it.
  • Roast in a hot oven for 2 hours, basing frequently with the liquid from the roasting pan.
  • Sprinkle with pepper before serving.
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