Tea-Brined Chicken Breasts

June 3, 2012 (CHICAGO)


4 Bonless Chicken Breasts
4C Water
4 Green tea bags
2T Salt Kosher
2T Brown Sugar
4 to 6 Rosemary Sprigs
1t Peppercorns whole

Steep tea in water for 3 minutes.
Add salt, sugar, rosemary and peppercorns stir to dissolve.
Let cool 5 minutes.
In a one gallon zipper lock liquid and chicken breasts.
Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or longer up to 24 hours.
Remove from bag, rinse and pat dry.
Grill over med high heat 3 to 4 minutes per side or until done.

Tip: Brined meats will cook faster so adjust your cooking times.

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