Jasmine Tea-Smoked Chicken


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The Nutmeg Trail

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2022

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Using just a wok, you can smoke poultry, fish or tofu easily at home. Cook your main ingredient first, then create a smoky chamber in the wok where tea and spice imbue it with an amazing intensity of flavour. Here I have added star anise into the mix. You could also use any of the other elements of Chinese five spice: a crumbled stick of cassia, whole fennel seeds, cloves or Sichuan peppercorns. This dish is wonderful with steamed Chinese pancakes or lotus buns, spring onions (scallions), c