Marinating the chicken overnight gives this dish a rich, luscious flavour – the honey caramelises when stir-fried and the addition of five-spice powder gives this dish that unmistakable Chinese aroma.
Combine chicken with marinade ingredients in a large bowl, cover, and leave to marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
Heat oil in a hot wok until surface seems to shimmer slightly.
Add half the marinated chicken with the marinade and stir-fry for 1 minute.
Remove from wok with a slotted spoon and set aside.
Add remaining chicken and stir-fry for 1 minute.
Return reserved chicken to the wok with soy sauce and stir-fry for a further 2 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through and slightly caramelised.
Arrange chicken on a platter and serve.
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