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Tea Smoked Chicken
. Prep Time: approx.  240 Minutes. Cook Time: approx. 60 Minutes. Ready in: approx. 300 minutes .
Makes servings.



1/2 cup soy sauce
1//4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup cider vinegar
6 quarts cold water


1  Foster Farms Whole Chicken
1 teapoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup uncooked white rice
1/4 cup gunpowder tea leaves
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 12"x12" piece aluminum foil

1. Whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, cider vinegar and water.

2. Remove chicken from package, rinse and pat dry. Rub inside of chicken with salt and black pepper.

3. In a large, non-reactive container, submerge chicken in brine. Cover and let stand for 4 hours or overnight.

4. Toss together, rice, tea leaves and sugar. Place on top of foil and fold up sides.

5.Prepare charcoal briquettes. Spread coals to one side of BBQ and then add a handful more of briquettes to embers, cover. Remove chicken from brine. Place smoking packet on top of grate over coals. Place whole chicken, breast side up on grate on the over side of the grill, away from the coals. Cover and cook for 25 minutes. Uncover and remove smoking packet. Replace cover and cook for 25-30 more minutes or until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees. Remove chicken and let stand for 20 minutes. Carve and serve.

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