Dilmah Seven Star Tea

Roasted Chicken Roll with Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea

Food : Savory

Roasted Chicken Roll with Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea


  • 100g Fresh chicken mince
  • 2pcs Chicken leg boneless skin on (Approx. 140g each)
  • 5g Fried Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea leaves from the oil infusion
  • 1 Egg white
  • 10ml Sour cream
  • 5g Green tea powder
  • 1pc Medium new potato
  • To taste Salt & pepper
  • 30g Ceylon Young Hyson Green Tea leaves for infusing into 300ml vegetable oil
  • Tomato dice & mixed micro herbs for garnish


Wash the tea leaves with hot water to clean and open them up for fragrance

Combine the drained moist tea leaves with the vegetable oil

Cook at 63.5°C for 45 minutes then let come to room temperature slowly

Place in the fridge for 10 days

Strain when needed and keep the leaves for deep frying for garnish at the end of the dish

For the sour cream green tea sauce

Lightly mix the sour cream with the green tea powder and set aside for later

For the chicken mince

Mix in the egg white and the 5g of ground up deep fried and drained tea leaves and season with salt and pepper

Beat together by hand for a few minutes to knock out the air bubbles and allow the mix to stiffen together

Add 30 ml tea infused oil and mix some more until all is well combined

Place 50g of the mixture into the boneless and trimmed chicken legs and roll into a long shape with cling film

Steam/roast in combi oven at 170°C for 20 minutes

Remove from the cling film and pan roast the skin all around until golden and crispy

For the potato

Roughly dice and steam for 4 minutes

Skewer and deep fry until golden brown

Assembly / Finishing

Cut chicken legs on an angle and trim ends flat to allowed to stand on the plate

Dress the plate with the green tea sour cream

Place the fried potato onto the plate

Dress with the strained tea oil

Serve immediately

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