In a bowl, mix together soy sauce (dark and light), sugar, whisky, garlic, five spice and water. Heat a deep pan or pot, add wet ingredients and bring mixture to boil. Add 1 whole chicken and cover with lid.
Turn heat down and cook, turning chicken occasionally.
Chicken is cooked when juices run clear when tested.
whole piece of beef, pork or lamb may also be used.
Adjust cooking time and add more water when necessary.