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DILMAH CEYLON YOUNG HYSON GREEN TEA FERMENTED LEAF SALAD

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DILMAH CEYLON YOUNG HYSON GREEN TEA FERMENTED LEAF SALAD

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Dilmah Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh New Zealand garlic
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh galangal
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp peanut oil
  • Pea shoots
  • Shredded iceberg lettuce
  • Roasted Dilmah Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea and garlic peanuts, chopped
  • Salt
  • Fried shallots
Roasted Dilmah Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea and Garlic Peanuts
  • 1l brewed Dilmah Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea
  • 2 cups raw peanuts, skin on
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Peanut Oil
  • Salt

Method

  • Sort through tea leaves and pick out any twigs. Steep in 80C hot water for 10 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse. Soak leaves in cold water for 1 hour, then drain and rinse again.
  • Squeeze out any excess liquid.
  • Add lemon juice, garlic, green chilli, ginger, galangal and a generous pinch of salt along with sesame oil and peanut oil.
  • Chop until you have a consistency of a coarse pesto. Store in an airtight glass container at room temperature out of direct sunlight for 2 days. Once fermented store in refrigerator.
  • Lay shredded iceberg in an Asian spoon. Top with fermented tea salad. Drizzle with a little sesame oil and peanut oil. Season with a pinch of salt. Garnish with fried shallots and pea shoots.
Roasted Dilmah Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea and Garlic Peanuts
  • Mix chopped garlic with peanuts in a glass bowl.
  • Pour the freshly brewed hot Dilmah Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea over it.
  • Cover with cling wrap and allow to soak overnight at room temperature.
  • The next day preheat oven to 150C.
  • Drain peanuts well and toss through a little peanut oil.
  • Roast until golden brown and then season with salt whilst still hot.
  • Allow to cool and then chop.

The range of Dilmah Tea used

  • Dilmah t-Series Designer Gourmet Teas

The variety of Dilmah Tea used in the recipe

  • t-Series Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea

Created by : Kate Sekulla.