Tea Smoked Chicken

cooking-time20 min (not including 6 hour marination overnight) cooking-servings4-5 SERVINGS


  • 1kg (1 packet) of Sadia Chicken Griller (whole chicken) 
  • 2 tsp of salt 
  • 2 tsp of chicken powder
  • 2 tsp of 5-spice powder
  • ¼ cup rice, to cook 
  • (½ cup chinese tea leaves 
  • 2 tbsp sugar


  1. Before going to bed, marinate chicken with salt and chicken powder then leave it in the fridge overnight for roughly 6-7 hours.
  2. Steam chicken for 30 mins. Leave aside the chicken dripping for added flavour and seasoning later.
  3. Line wok with aluminum foil and throw in tea, rice and sugar while mixing it gently.
  4. Turn on the burner. Once smoke appears, continue smoking chicken for 8 mins, or until a bronze colour forms.
  5. Set aside for 10 mins. Cut up the chicken and dribble the chicken dripping you saved up all over the chicken. Serve with tea.

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