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Here are the wonderful recipes that we've received spotlighting this month's featured tea. Please review them thoroughly and vote for the entry that you find the most interesting and creatively delicious use of this tea.

Tea Rubbed Pork Chops (1 votes)
Submitted by: Christina Psota
Easy to make and very tasty.
Lapsang Souchong Lamb Stew (2 votes)
Submitted by: Bonnie Pearce
Lapsang souchong tea adds a smoky flavor similar to that of Pimenton de la Vera from Spain.
Lapsang Souchong Barbecue Sauce (36 votes)
Submitted by: Frances Busby
Tangy at first taste, but followed by a spicy aftertaste, this unique sauce works well as a barbecue/dipping sauce or marinade and will definitely be a conversation starter at your next dinner party.
Chicken and Brown Rice with Portobello (1 votes)
Submitted by: Judy Havens
Brown rice cooked in tea with wilted spinach and chicken breasts seasoned with spent tea leaves and other seasonings. Portobellos add a unique flavor when cooked with the chicken.
Black Bean Soft Tacos (2 votes)
Submitted by: Judy Havens
Lapsang souchong tea creates a smoky flavor perfect for a soft taco. The sweet/hot flavor of pineapple salsa is a delicious complement.
Smoky Cheese Spread (0 votes)
Submitted by: Judith Loesel
Creamy spread for bagel chips, crackers, or toast, with smoky flavor courtesy of the ground lapsang souchong tea leaves.
Salmon Ochazuke (0 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
This traditional Japanese dish is easy to prepare and perfect as a light lunch or snack.
Sweet and Smokey Baked Beans (1 votes)
Submitted by: Hilary Baumann
Lapsang souchong reminds me of a campfire with its smoky scent. The flavor is a perfect addition to an American BBQ favorite, baked beans.
Lapsang poached salmon (2 votes)
Submitted by: Mark Thompson
The smoky flavor of lapsang souchong infuses the salmon in this quick and healthy dish.
Lapsang Mole (0 votes)
Submitted by: Penny Lynn
Substituting brewed lapsang souchong for a portion of the chicken broth in a Mexican mole gives a smoky undertone to this rich sauce.
Lapsang Souchong-Smoked Stuffed Cornish Game Hen (58 votes)
Submitted by: Mike Tremoulet
An elegant and classy, yet simple variation. The tea adds a deep, earthy flavor to the fowl that matches nicely with the mushroom stuffing.
Lazy Day Chicken (1 votes)
Submitted by: Christine Torres
The smoky flavor of the lapsang souchong works perfectly in this easy (and healthy) chicken dish.
Slow Cooker Smoked Shredded Wild Goose Breast (0 votes)
Submitted by: Tammera Lowe
Use slow cooker to tenderize the wild goose.
Winter Wheat Berries (2 votes)
Submitted by: betsy moore
This hearty and delicious dish is perfect for winter evenings and can be enjoyed alone or paired with a salad or entree. It can easily be converted to stew by adding another couple of cups of stock and possibly some chicken, lamb, or beef. Enjoy.
Smoky Deviled Eggs (1 votes)
Submitted by: Margaret Ortigo
Deviled eggs with a subtle smoky flavor.
Lapsang Souchong Brined Pork Tenderloin (1 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
Brining the pork tenderloin renders it tender and full of subtle and complex flavors.
Smoky BLTea Crisps (5 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
These smoky hors d'oeuvres are a unique take on the classic BLT.
Steak with Lapsang Souchong Sauce (1 votes)
Submitted by: Jen Roberts
Steak simmered in the smoky flavors of onion and lapsang souchong tea.
Marinated Pork Chops with Vegetables and Couscous (1 votes)
Submitted by: Mike Bierschenk
Smoky lapsang souchong gives a savory flavor to the chops, vegetables, and couscous, tying together all the elements. A simple, healthy, and delicious trio of recipes that's sure to get compliments.
Tealicious Smoky Eggplant Spread (1 votes)
Submitted by: susan landon
An exotic, sweet, and smoky eggplant spread.
Tea-Infused Ham and Lentil Soup (3 votes)
Submitted by: Stella Singleton
A smoky ham and lentil soup.
Lapsang Souchong Citrus Barbecue Sauce (21 votes)
Submitted by: Heidi Shortz
This spicy but sweet BBQ sauce tastes best with chicken. Marinate chicken skewers and grill, brushing more sauce on when it has finished grilling. The lapsang souchong tea enhances the BBQ sauce with a smoky flavor.
Smoky Lapsang Souchong Panna Cotta S'mores (3 votes)
Submitted by: Katherine ToastPoint
Mounds of chilled panna cotta flavored with lapsang souchong and vanilla on a mosaic of warm graham crackers and drizzled with dark chocolate. The tea makes the panna cotta sweetly smoky, tints it an appealing warm brown, and cuts the richness of the cream. And the s'mores experience was excitingly reversed--the creamy, smoky element was cold and soothing, while the crackers and chocolate provided heat and texture.
Smoky Mushroom Ravioli with Caramelized Onion and Cheese (2 votes)
Submitted by: Erin Cade
Subtle smoky flavor of lapsang souchong paired with the sweetness of caramelized onions and tart goat cheese makes a unique ravioli.
Lapsang Souchong Tea Steamed Fish (6 votes)
Submitted by: Dorothy Black
Lightly steamed fish, easy to prepare, and very tasty.
Lapsang Souchong Chicken (1 votes)
Submitted by: Lauren Collister
Lapsang souchong tea adds a strong smoky flavor to this chicken and rice dish.
Smoky Lapsang Dip (1 votes)
Submitted by: Neena Gulley
This easy dip is a great starter to any meal. Delicious with corn chips and an ice-cold beer.
Chinese Smoky Tea Eggs (1 votes)
Submitted by: Elaine Grosso
An easy but exotic appetizer delicacy, wonderful served with any green or oolong tea.
Luscious Lapsang Souchong Seitan (1 votes)
Submitted by: Erica Lake
Seitan is a delicious vegetarian protein source made from wheat gluten. If you prefer, substitute chicken tenders or scallops. This dish pairs wonderfully with rice and steamed bok choy, sweet potato, snow peas, and broccoli.
Tea-Infused Roasted Chicken (0 votes)
Submitted by: Peggy Dudek
Roasting chicken is marinated in the smoky lapsang souchong tea leaves, then baked.
Ever so Tender Baby Back Ribs (2 votes)
Submitted by: Dan Regester

Lapsang Veggie Soulburger (4 votes)
Submitted by: Susan Godwin
This healthy vegetarian burger gives a smoky, blues-style kick that will make an impression!
Pork Chops with Lapsang Souchong Gravy (0 votes)
Submitted by: jeanette gazaway
Delicious gravy. Also good on hamburger and chicken. For variation, add 1/4 c. sautéed onion and 1 tbsp. of tea grounds to gravy.
Souchong Shiitake Soufflé (1 votes)
Submitted by: Jason Hardy
Bringing the earthy and fresh flavors of shiitake mushrooms together with the smokiness of lapsang souchong. A soufflé to be served as a side with grilled salmon or as an appetizer.
Lapsang Souchong Chili Truffles (0 votes)
Submitted by: pamla saunderson
The smoky flavor of this tea, paired with the spiciness of the cayenne, blend for a truly unique but yummy truffle.
Grilled Chicken Breasts with Orange Tea Sauce (0 votes)
Submitted by: Carole Resnick
The orange tea sauce gives the bland chicken breast new life.
Smoky Salmon (0 votes)
Submitted by: Angelique Blackburn
Easy recipe that gives baked salmon a smoked flavor.
Smoky Wild Rice Salad (1 votes)
Submitted by: amy cooke
This salad can be served warm or chilled and makes a good addition to the picnic basket.
Smoky Cheese-n-Spinach Stuffed Chicken (0 votes)
Submitted by: Sara Schein
The smoky flavor of lapsang souchong gives just the needed twist on this easy, traditional favorite.
Lapsang Souchong Scallops (1 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
Smoky scallops grilled to perfection and served on a bed of mixed wild rice pilaf, and a side of grilled vegetables. Excellent with any green or jasmine tea.
Lapsang Souchong Infused Jam (0 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
The smoky flavor of Lapsang Souchong mitigates the sweetness of jam, which makes it a wonderful jam to pair with sharp or strongly flavored cheeses. Also works with fig jam, apricot preserves, and pineapple/mango preserves.
lapsang Salmon and Rice (0 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
Great as a cold salad with crackers or as a healthy entree.
lapsang Salmon and Rice (0 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
Great as a cold salad with crackers or as a healthy entree.
lapsang Salmon and Rice (0 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
Great as a cold salad with crackers or as a healthy entree.
Lapsang Salmon and Rice (0 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
Great as a cold salad with crackers or as a healthy entree.
Soba in Peanut Sauce with Lapsang Souchong (0 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
This is a variation on a cold noodle in peanut sauce recipe, using Adagio Lapsang Souchong tea. The result is a spicy and smoky noodle dish.
Chinese Tea Eggs (Cha Ye Dan) (0 votes)
Submitted by: Anonymous
I posted this recipe on my blog, bleulegume, this past February. It uses Lapsang Souchong -- a phenomenal smoked tea. I refer to it as the single malt scotch of teas.


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