Shantung Chicken

Oct 29, 2022Recipe, Monke Magic

Shantung Chicken

Well guys here’s a really easy flavourful recipe for the almighty chicken.

Let’s cook this!



  • Whole chicken
  • 2 tbl sesame oil
  • 2 tbl light soy sauce
  • 1 tbl lemon juice

Shantung Sauce

  • 2 tbl light soy sauce
  • 2 tbl rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 large red chilli thinly slice
  • Small handful coriander roughly chopped


  1. Combine marinade and work onto the whole chicken. Marinade overnight.
  2. 3 hours before cooking add 1 tbl lemon juice.
  3. Set BBQ smoker temperature to 160c.
  4. Place chicken into smoker.
  5. Baste with leftover marinade every 15 mins. If required, make another small batch.
  6. Keep basting until golden brown.
  7. Cook until 75c internal in leg and breast.
  8. Drizzle the Shantung Sauce over the top prior to serving with your favourite sides!