Recipe:Green Tea and Garlic Brined Chicken Wings
- Prep time: 5 minutes
- Cook time: 45 minutes
Think that tea in your cupboard can only be steeped? Our Personal Chef takes your favorite morning drink and turns it into your new favorite dinner with this recipe.
Bone-In Skin-On Chicken Wings, thawed
QTY 2 lbs.
- Olive Oil, for roasting wings
Large Green Tea Bags
QTY 1/3 Cup
WFF Coarse Sea Salt
QTY 1 Tbsp.
Garlic Cloves, chopped
Limes, one sliced and one for garnish
Garlic Cloves, minced
Fresh Thyme Sprigs
Freshly Ground WFF Black Peppercorns
QTY 1 tsp.
QTY 2 Cups
Bring 3 cups of water to a boil, add tea bags, remove from heat and steep the bags for 15 minutes.
Add the rest of the ingredients to warm tea and 2 cups of ice. Add chicken wings. Place in a glass container and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
Preheat oven 375°F. Remove wings from marinade and place on a roasting pan. Drizzle some olive oil on top of wings. Cook for 20 minutes and turn wings on the other side. Continue to cook for 20-30 minutes or until thermometer reads 165°F internal temperature.* Skin should be crispy and golden brown.
Transfer to a platter and serve with additional lime slices. *USDA recommends cooking poultry to a minimum of 165°F