Honey Miso Roast Chicken

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Honey Miso Roast Chicken

One of the all time favourite Sunday meals, a good ol’ roast chook! I love how roast chicken makes for a fantastic lunch or dinner for the family, and guests, plus provides delicous leftover lunches for the week! Try this new take on an old recipe, by using a honey miso glaze. You’ll be making this Honey Miso Roast Chicken again in no time!

This Honey Miso Roast Chicken is a delicious and fabulous way to cook gorgeous free-range, organic chicken from Sherwood Rd Organic Meats. If you like this recipe then you could also try my Roast Beef rump cap with Roast Capsicum Tapenade & Village Salad or my Asian-Style Pulled Pork or my Beef Ragu!

Serves 6-8

Time – about 2 hours


  • 1 whole chicken

Spice Rub:

  • 1 tbsp Chinese 5 spice
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • 1 tbsp organic kome miso paste
  • 1 tbsp tamari sauce
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Juice of 1 lime

Serve with your choice of:

  • Stir-fried vegetables
  • Roast vegetables
  • Salad
  • Rice


  1. Preheat oven to 180degrees fan forced.
  2. Remove the neck from inside the chicken if still there, pat the chicken dry with a paper towel, including the cavity.
  3. Mix the Spice Rub ingredients together in a bowl then using your hands, rub all over the chicken – top and bottom.
  4. Place Chicken on a roasting tray and roast for 3/4 roasting time (roasting time = 20mins per 500g)
  5. In the meantime, place all the Glaze ingredient together in a jar and shake up until well combined.
  6. After the chicken has cooked for 3/4 roasting time, remove from the oven and use a basting brush to glaze the top side of the chicken with half the glaze.
  7. Return the glazed chicken to the oven for the remaining roasting time before removing and allowing to rest for 5 minutes.
  8. Baste the Honey Miso Roast Chicken with with the remainder of the glaze and rest for another 10mins before serving with your favourite veggies

2 Comments on “Honey Miso Roast Chicken”

  1. Absolutely superb! Tender, juicy & flavour!
    Definitely to be repeated and to be the regular roast chicken recipe.

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