Chinese Smoked Chicken
|Chicken||3 Pound (About 1 1/2 Kilogram)|
|Peppercorns||45 Milliliter (About 3 Tablespoon)|
|Salt||15 Milliliter (About 1 Tablespoon)|
|Water||8 Cup (128 tbs) (About 2 Liter)|
|Whole star anise||2|
|Soy sauce||250 Milliliter (About 1 Cup)|
|Sugar||125 Milliliter (About 1/2 Cup)|
|All purpose flour||125 Milliliter (About 1/2 Cup)|
|Dry tea leaves||125 Milliliter (About 1/2 Cup)|
|Sesame oil||15 Milliliter (About 1 Tablespoon)|
1 Clean and wipe chicken. Fry peppercorns and salt for 1 minute in a wok. Rub into chicken and allow to stand for 2 hours.
2 Bring water to a boil in a large pan. Add green onions, ginger, star anise, cinnamon and soy sauce and simmer 10 minutes. Add chicken and cook for 10 minutes over low heat, turning once. Remove chicken and allow to cool.
3 Put sugar, flour and tea leaves in a wok, and cover with a rack. Sit chicken on its side on rack. Cover tightly and smoke for 45 minutes 1 hour, over a low heat, turning chicken halfway through. Remove chicken from wok and brush with sesame oil; cool.
4 Chop Chinese style and arrange on a platter.