Sweet Tea–Brined Fried Chicken Thighs

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2023

We interview the creator of the dish to find out why you should be frying this chicken at home.

SERVES 4

TIME 1½ hours, plus 12½ hours brining and chilling

Sweet Tea–Brined Fried Chicken Thighs

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This recipe for juicy, sweet-salty Southern fried chicken with a hit of black tea and lemon is inspired by the dish created by Chef John Fleer, published in The Blackberry Farm Cookbook: Four Seasons of Great Food and the Good Life (2009). ...

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