Tea Brined Chicken Recipe!

Tea Brined Chicken Recipe

Tea Brined Chicken has become one of my favorite ways to cook chicken.  It’s easy to prepare, very inexpensive and easily the juiciest chicken I have ever cooked.  I hope your family gets as much enjoyment out of it as my family has!

Tea Brined Chicken
Yield: 12 Pieces of Chicken

Tea Brined Chicken

Prep Time: 4 hours
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 35 minutes

An juicy chicken recipe that is inexpensive and easy to prepare. Is also gluten, dairy and sugar free.


  • 12 Chicken Legs
  • 2 Large Family-Sized Tea Bags
  • 1/2 cup Salt


  1. Fill a small sauce pan with water and place the tea bags and salt in the water.
  2. Bring the water to a boil, reduce heat and let simmer for 3-5 minutes uncovered.
  3. Remove and discard tea bags and pour tea mixture over chicken, completely submerging chicken. Add water to cover chicken if needed
  4. Let sit and marinate for at least 4 hours but preferably overnight
  5. Pour out and discard liquid and place chicken in a pan
  6. Cook on 400 degrees for about 35 minutes.
  7. Use a meat thermometer and stop cooking at an internal temperature of 185 degrees

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