Tea-smoked chicken with avocado, iceberg and ginger

Tea-smoked chicken with avocado, iceberg and ginger


Smoking the chicken over tea leaves infuses the meat with flavour and locks in the moisture.

The ingredient of Tea-smoked chicken with avocado, iceberg and ginger

  1. 2 tablespoons Sichuan pepper
  2. 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice
  3. 2 tablespoons flaked sea salt
  4. 6 chicken breasts, skin on
  5. 40g Lapsang Souchong tea leaves
  6. 2 tablespoons white rice
  7. 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  8. 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted, ground
  9. 60ml (1/4 cup) tamari
  10. 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  11. 1 tablespoon seasoned rice (sushi) vinegar
  12. 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  13. 1/4 red birdseye chilli, seeded, finely chopped
  14. Pinch of finely chopped garlic
  15. 5cm piece ginger, peeled, finely shredded
  16. 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  17. 200g cooked green beans
  18. 2 avocados, thinly sliced
  19. 1 iceberg lettuce, shredded
  20. 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
  21. 1/3 cup Thai basil leaves

The instruction how to make Tea-smoked chicken with avocado, iceberg and ginger

  1. Stir spices and salt in a small frying pan over low heat until fragrant. Cool, then grind to a powder with a pestle and mortar. Scatter over chicken, then steam over a saucepan of simmering water for 15 minutes or until almost cooked.
  2. Line a wok with a doubled piece of foil, place tea, rice and brown sugar in base and cover with a small wire rack. Cook over medium heat until mixture begins to smoke. Place chicken on rack, cover wok and smoke chicken for 5 minutes. Cool.
  3. Whisk sesame seeds, tamari, caster sugar, vinegar, oil, chilli and garlic in a bowl.
  4. For salad, toss all ingredients with dressing in a bowl, divide among plates and top with thinly sliced chicken. Serve.

Nutritions of Tea-smoked chicken with avocado, iceberg and ginger

calories: 509.548 calories
calories: 26 grams fat
calories: 6 grams saturated fat
calories: 15 grams carbohydrates
calories: 10 grams sugar
calories: 49 grams protein
calories: 120 milligrams cholesterol
calories: 3856.73 milligrams sodium
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