COOKING: Sweet Tea Chicken

I first saw this recipe in my inbox, thanks to one my favorite Baking Blogs, Baked Bree, and I initially thought this would be something I would cook up for fun. It’s a given that if its made with Tea, I will try it at least once. I the real Tea lover in the house and this is why I thought if anyone is going to love a Sweet Tea Chicken it’s going to be moi. The verdict is in…. I made it, second guessed if I should feed it to the entire family and……… It’s our favorite Chicken Thigh Recipe EVER! No word of a lie this recipe is a MUST TRY! Sweet Tea Chicken is nothing short of amazing!
What you’ll need to make Sweet Tea Chicken:

2 Tea Bags
4 cups Water | boiled
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
1/4 cup Salt
1 Onion | thinly sliced
1 Lemon | thinly sliced
3 Garlic Cloves
2 Sprigs Rosemary
2 cups Ice Cubes
3-4 lbs Chicken Thighs

Boil 4 cups of water, remove from heat, drop in Tea Bags and let steep for 10 minutes

Add Brown Sugar and Salt to Steeped Tea, mix until dissolved

Throw in Lemon, Onion, Garlic, and Rosemary

Add in Ice Cubes and let cool completely

Put Chicken Thigh into a Ziploc Bag and pour Sweet Tea Brine over. Refrigerate for 24 hours
Remove from Brined and pat dry

Have your amazing man slap them on the BBQ, while you put your feet up

Serve and Enjoy!
PS: we had this chicken in celebration for our first BBQ of the Summer. Between the lovely Vancouver Weather we’ve been having and some Backyard Renovations going on we have not gotten anytime outside until now. What an amazing Dinner with the ones I love. 

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