Easy Soy Sauce Chicken Recipe: 1- 4 pound chicken, 2-3 slices ginger, 2-3 stalks scallions, 1 tablespoon fennel seeds (or 2-3 slices of licorice root), 2-3 inches cinnamon bark, 2 star anise, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon cloves, 2 cups water, 1 1/2 cups dark soy sauce, 1 cup light soy sauce, 1 cup rock sugar.