Clean and wipe the chicken, rub with fried
brown peppercorn and salt which have been fried over low heat in dry
frying pan about 1 minute. Soak about 5 hours.
Boil 8 cups water in a large pot. Add
green onion, ginger, star anise, cinnamon, and soy sauce, cook for 10
minutes. Add the chicken and continue to cook 10 more minute over lot
heat. Turn over once. Remove and let cool.
Place the sugar, flour and tea leaves in
heavy iron pan. Add a rack over this and place the chicken on its side
on the rack. Cover, smoke for about 8 minutes over low heat. Turn the
chicken and smoke for 5 minutes more, until chicken turns brown.
Remove the chicken from pan and brush with
sesame oil or chicken grease. After cool, cut in 1 inch wide and 2
inches long pieces, lay on plate in a chicken shape.