Chinese lapsang souchong tea adds smoky flavor to these pan-fried chicken breasts. Tangy pickled carrots, green beans, and shallots round out the plate.
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Meanwhile, mix the remaining 1 tsp. coriander seeds, the tea, 1 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Sprinkle the chicken breasts all over with the tea mixture and pat to adhere. Put the flour in a shallow dish and the buttermilk in another. Dredge the breasts in the flour, the buttermilk, and then the flour again.
Attach a candy thermometer to a 12-inch skillet. Heat the remaining 3 cups oil in the skillet over medium-high heat to 335°F. Fry the chicken on both sides, flipping once, until deep golden-brown and just cooked through, 8 to 12 minutes total. Transfer to a wire rack to drain briefly. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Strain the pickled carrots, green beans, and shallots and serve with the fried chicken.
End the meal with a fresh, easy dessert like Melons with Ginger Syrup.
Very good--the green beans and carrots were perfect. I had only large chicken breasts, so I cooked them in the sous-vide cooker first, then fried them briefly for the crispy coating. This worked well.
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