Pre-heat oven to 200c.
Rub the olive oil into the chicken and coat with the five spice and the fennel seeds.
Place the chicken in a roasting pan or on a tray with the garlic and roast for about 30 minutes or until
Halve and stone the plums. Cut them into quarters and put them into a bowl.
In the last few minutes of cooking the chicken, place the plums in the roasting tray and drizzle with the
For the rice add all the ingredients to a pan and simmer covered on low heat for 20 minutes. Discard the
cinnamon stick and fluff the rice with a fork.
Once the chicken is cooked remove it to a cutting board and place the rice in the roasting tray.
Place the chicken on top of the rice and dress with the pistachios and pomegranate arils.