Sweet Tea-Brined Fried Chicken Recipe
Pretty much everyone loves the great taste of fried chicken, and this sweet tea-brined fried chicken recipe is just what the doctor ordered to cure your craving for a delicious and novel fried chicken recipe that is guaranteed to be extremely tender and delicious when served. One of many recipes from the same source, this recipe calls for mainly household cooking ingredients plus a few tea bags and brown sugar for the marinade as well as pepper to add some kick. The fact that this recipe involves some time to marinate suggests that it would be great for a special event or occasion, such as a picnic with the whole family. All you have to do is marinate it overnight, add the crust, and finally quickly bake the chicken preferably in a Dutch oven to finish the process. What is truly great about this recipe is that the tea works to naturally tenderize the chicken, so it is even more soft and juicy than traditional fried chicken recipes. There are so many great holidays that call for fried chicken, such as Independence Day and others, that there is a huge demand for delicious and unique fried chicken. In this case you can get the juiciest chicken possible that comes with a sweet tang from marinating in tea and brown sugar with this recipe. You can even vary the type of tea used to experiment on your own with a wide assortment of flavours infused into the dish.
Growing up, my family would often cook or buy fried chicken and serve it as a Sunday meal favourite. I have always had a weak spot for fried chicken, I just can't get enough of it, and I would love to try every single fried chicken recipe out there eventually. I suppose it might be because I have some Scottish ancestry in me. Apparently, Scottish people were the first to boil chicken in fat and start the tradition of frying their chicken, which shortly afterwards got exported to North America where it got combined with some great spices to kick it up a notch. It is a tradition that continues to this day not just in the United States but around the world.
It's a fact that fried chicken is a huge crowd-pleaser, and especially with a sugary and tangy marination and buttery crust, it is pretty much unbeatable as a go-to delicacy for the whole family. Nothing is guaranteed to bring a big smile to a child's face than telling them they are having fried chicken for dinner; kids just can't get enough of this delicious entree. There are also a great variety of side dishes that are easy to cook as well to serve with it, such as coleslaw, biscuits, and mashed potatoes to complement the meal. A great tip would be that when you bring this delicious fried chicken recipe to any event or function to be sure to make enough for everyone to have seconds or thirds.
Now it's time for you to learn how to cook this incredible sweet tea-brined fried chicken recipe for yourself and your whole family to enjoy.
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