Lapsang Souchong tea gives this chicken salad a distinct smoky flavor. One ounce is enough for the recipe.

André Baxter and Gloria Hortsman, Savannah, Georgia
Recipe by Southern Living May 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
25 mins
stand:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place chicken and cold water to cover in a Dutch oven; add 9 tablespoons soy sauce and tea leaves. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Remove chicken, and let stand 30 minutes to cool; roughly chop chicken.

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  • Stir together chicken, mayonnaise, and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

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