Pi Lo Chun

Pi Lo Chun

Nutrition Irene Jones

What is Pi Lo Chun?

How can it enhance your help?

What is it good for?

Pi Lo Chun is a form of Loose Leaves Green Tea from China. In China, there are many selections of Green Tea. They all have different levels of Antioxidants.

What are Antioxidants?

"Antioxidants are molecules that fight free radicals in your body." Click Here for additional information on What is Antioxidants; it is an Article from Health Line that explains it clearly and straightforwardly.

Pi Lo Chun " is a famous green tea originally grown in the Dongting mountain region near Lake Tai in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. Also known as Pi Lo Chun, it is renowned for its delicate appearance, fruity taste, floral aroma, showy white hairs and early cropping. The name Biluochun literally means "green snail spring". For more information Click Here.

It's Saturday the weekend. You may want to try this Chicken Salad.

You can add it to a lettuce salad or your selection of bread, or have it with crackers.

Chinese Green Tea Chicken Salad

How To Make It?

3 Tablespoons Sesame Oil, Divided

4 Boneless Chicken Breast

3 Teaspoons Fresh Chinese Green Tea Leaves

(Pi Lo Chun or Long Jing)

1/2 cup cold Spring Water

or Rice Vinegar

1/4 Teaspoon Soy Sauce

1/4 Teaspoon Sugar

3/4 Cup Olive Oil

1/2 cup Silvered Toasted Almonds

1 can sliced water Chestnuts, Drained

1 Head Iceberg Lettuce, Torn into strips

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté the chicken breasts until cooked, about5 minutes on each side. Set aside to cool.

  2. To make the dressing, steep the tea leaves for about 20 minutes. (If using low-grade green teas, steep in rice vinegar; use cold water for a high-quality tea.)Strain and discard leaves. Add remaining tablespoon sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, and olive oil; mix well.

  3. Tear chicken into small pieces. Combine with slivered almonds, water chestnuts, and lettuce. Add the dressing and serve immediately. 4 servings

Suppose you decide to try this Chinese Green Tea Chicken Salad recipe. Let us know in the "comment section" how you liked it. Would you recommend this recipe to someone else to try? Let us know your Feedback. Nutrition Irene Jones

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