Tea and Spice Smoked Chicken


Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main dish .
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

As a graduate student studying for master’s exams and deprived of most of life’s sensual pleasures, I became addicted to smoked chicken. This great, northern Chinese treat was made regularly by a broad and beaming Taiwanese woman who ran a mom-and-pop deli not far from Princeton, and while the window advertised “Italian Bangers” and a shelf of pornography magazines lined one wall, I knew that far better than all those chickens were the home-smoked ones that lay secreted behind the co