For 4 people you will need
4 chicken thighs or 8 drumsticks ~ skin on2 lemons2 garlic cloves thinly slicedSmall knob of ginger, preferably grated or finely choppedSesame oil or Olive oilBlack Pepper½ Teaspoon of Five Spice powder2 tablespoons of Soy sauce1 tablespoon of Honeysmall bunch of Lemon Thyme or thyme ~ chopped or leaves stripped off stalksBroccoli florets
Pre-heat oven to 200°c or 180° for a fan oven.
This dish will cook faster if the chicken pieces are deboned or Sliced into 2/3 pieces or just 2/3 slashes in the meat with a sharp knife.
Toss all the chicken pieces in sesame oil or olive oil and pack tightly, skin side upward in an oven proof dish.
Cut one of the lemons into big chunks (6 or 8) and tuck between the chickens with the slivers of garlic. Give them all a good grating of fresh black pepper and sprinkle them with the grated ginger.
Place the dish in a pre-heated oven for about 30 mins.
While the chicken is cooking steam or microwave the broccoli until al dente.
After 30 minutes remove chicken ~ sprinkle with 5 spice powder, the Soy Sauce and the honey, the juice of the 2nd lemon finally finishing with the chopped thyme.Return to the oven and cook for a further 15 minutes to finish browning and crisping the chicken and it is ready to be served ~ along with juice sin the pan!