Tea Smoked Chicken

Ingredients

3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon freshly peeled ginger, grated
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 cup cream sherry
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup Lapsang Souchong tea leaves, loose
Sesame seeds for garnish

Preparation

1
Put garlic, ginger, honey, soy sauce, and sherry in a blender and process for 30 seconds. Pour this marinade into a 9x13-inch baking pan and then put chicken thighs in pan, coating well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
2
Line a cast-iron skillet with aluminum foil and sprinkle brown sugar and tea on top of the foil. Place a wire rack in the skillet and place the chicken on top.
3
Cover with lid and cook chicken on medium-high heat for 30 minutes - WITHOUT lifting the lid! Sprinkle chicken with sesame seeds and serve with peanut or hot mustard sauce.

 



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Tea-smoked chicken is moist and delicious. It's an easy recipe, but be sure to use cast iron with the aluminum foil...it makes clean-up so much easier.

Yield:

4.0

Added:

October 18, 2010

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