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Beijing Chicken

Beijing Chicken Recipe

  • 1 can (12 ounces) beer, preferably Asian, or ½ cup bottled Asian beer
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Asian (dark) sesame oil
  • 1 whole star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 2 scallions, trimmed, white parts cut into 1-inch pieces, green parts finely chopped
  • 1 slice peeled fresh ginger (1¼ inches thick), flattened with the side of a cleaver
  • 1 clove garlic, flattened with the side of a cleaver
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt (kosher or sea)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese five spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 chicken (3½ to 4 pounds)
  • 2 cups wood chips or chunks (preferably oak, maple, or cherry), soaked for 1 hour in water and/or beer to cover, then drained
  • 1 clean empty 12-ounce beer can (optional) or a vertical chicken roaster (optional)
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Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 555kcal (28%)
Total Fat 39g (60%)
Saturated Fat 11g (54%)
Cholesterol 181mg (60%)
Total Carbohydrate 4g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 3g
Protein 45g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.



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