Preheat the oven to 180C
Remove excess fat from chicken. Wash and pat dry with absorbent paper*
Combine garlic and mint and spread under the chicken skin being careful not to break the skin
Heat butter lemon juice and honey in a medium pan stirring well to combine
Brush the chicken well with the honey mixture
Tie wings and drumstick securely in place then place the chicken on a roasting rack in a baking dish and pour water into the dish
Bake 1 hour or until golden. Then brush again with a honey mixture.
Serve with the ginger and almonds
Washing chicken is not always the best way as the splashed water will contain bacteria. The cooking will destroy any bacteria that may be in the chicken, but this is an optional choice.