Should you drink tea after eating chicken? As a tea and chicken lover have you ever given this reasoning a thought? If you haven’t read my blog where 11 naked truths will help you gain some insights.
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Chicken is a popular meat and just like tea, there is no fixed way to prepare it. However, have you ever thought if you can drink tea after consuming the meat? If your answer is in the negative, read my blog and find out 13 revelations that will have you hooked till the last word.
1. Can Milk Tea Be Drunk After A Chicken Dinner?
Dinner is usually the last meal of the day though some prefer having a light meal right before going to sleep. Want to know what this meal is called? Read my blog on tea v/s supper and be guided through 23 practical differences. Well, the question remains and I am going to answer it below.
Drinking milk tea after eating chicken, especially at night or right before going to bed isn’t something that I would advise. Milk and chicken are both rich in protein and can be difficult to digest. Moreso, if you have a weak system you should definitely refrain from this combination.
2. Can I Drink Tea After Eating Chicken In The Morning?
Morning meal or breakfast is the first meal of the day and should be the heaviest. Tea too is a drink that is consumed the maximum in the morning hours and we will see if one can drink it after eating chicken the first thing in the morning.
I would advise against milk tea and the reasons have already been mentioned in the above point. I urge you to give it a read first. White tea is highly recommended for its sweet and delicate flavors makes it a perfect breakfast tea. Now, the tea is best enjoyed when drunk without any milk & sugar is another commendable reason and also why I reckon it.
3. Can I Drink Black Tea After Eating Chicken?
Black tea is the most acidic tea owing to the high oxidation process it undergoes. This is another variety of tea that is consumed without milk or sugar. I too drink the tea occasionally and add a few drops of lemon to it to cut down the bitterness. So, does this attribute make it a drink fit to be drunk after eating chicken?
I would definitely suggest drinking the tea after eating the meat as helps to digest food. The tea is also rich in antioxidants that prevents inflammation, clears the digestive tract, and at times prevents stomach ulcers too among other known benefits. I would also advise tweaking it with a few drops of lemon to aid in faster digestion.
4. Is It Safe To Drink Tea After Eating Chicken Sandwich?
Sandwiches offer a light yet hearty meal and are a great accompaniment with tea though the question that needs clarity is if the beverage can be drunk after eating chicken and in this case after eating a chicken sandwich.
You might have heard people saying that chicken and tea shouldn’t be combined together. But, have you ever thought about the reason? What they mean is milk tea and the meat should be avoided especially if you have a weak stomach, have digestion issues, or are lactose-intolerant. The reason is quite simple; both foods are high in protein and can take a long time to digest. So, tea devoid of milk can be had immediately after you’ve eaten a chicken sandwich.
5. Should You Drink Tea After Eating Chicken Fritters?
Fritters are deep-fried items and a treat with tea, especially during the cold weather or the rainy seasons. Let us see if tea can be drunk after a few chicken fritters.
As mentioned above, being a deep-fried snack fritters are high in oil content and is not needed by the body. Thus it is important to get it out of the system. Varieties like black, green, lemon, Japanese green tea, etc will not only help flush out excess oil but also break down the food into small portions thus, aiding in faster digestion.
6. Can I Drink Green Tea After My Chicken Dinner?
The next point that I would like to talk about is if green tea can be drunk after dinner? Let us weigh the answer below.
Green tea is a great workout drink and is a great choice to lose weight. having said, I wouldn’t recommend drinking the tea at night as it might cause insomnia, cause a burning sensation, etc & I suggest white tea. Want to know more about green and white tea varieties? Read my blog on 27 crucial differences between white tea and green tea and get to know them more closley.
7. Should You Drink Tea After Thai/Asian Chicken Cakes?
Thai or Asian chicken cakes resemble kebabs but, can be made in any fashion. Grilled, fried(deep or shallow), baked, etc tastes heavenly and paired with a sauce on the side. So, can I then drink tea after having eaten a cake?
I would refrain from milk tea as the cake is coated in eggs. Now, we all know that milk and egg are high in protein and which take a long time to digest. So, I suggest you wait for 1-2 hours or till the food has been digested before you drink tea.
8. Can Tea Be Drunk After Eating Chicken As Per Ayurveda?
Ayurveda is the oldest and the most holistic approach to cure ailments. Discovered in the Indian sub-continent, it has gained momentum the world over and now has an overwhelming believer.
Ayurvedic science will advise drinking milk tea with the meat. However, teas like Chamomile, Lavender, fruit, etc can be drunk even while having chicken. Now, if you want to know why milk tea or tea is a No, but, herbal tea is advised, do read my blog about 31 comparable aspects between tea v/s tisane that needs to be taken into consideration. Do read & share your views in the comments section below.
9. Can Tea Be Drunk After Having Chicken Soup?
Let us talk about drinking tea when you have just eaten soup.
Just like tea, soups are easy to make and are an all-season food. In fact, when under the weather, a bowl of chicken soup works wonders. Tea too is a great remedy for colds and coughs and has paved the way for its popularity. Want to know more reasons to love tea? Read my blog about 27 practical reasons to love tea and share your favorite reason in the comments section below. I would advise opting for flavors that will strike a balance. For example, Green tea, Jasmine tea, Chamomile, etc will work great with chicken soup.
10. Should You Drink Iced Tea After Eating Chicken?
Iced teas are the perfect solution for the summer months and keeps you hydrated too. Iced tea is also rich in nutrients that helps the body stay hydrated during the summers & is at times more widely drunk than water.
So, then can you drink iced tea after eating chicken? Iced tea is made from refreshing ingredients like water, lemon juice, fruits, mint, basil, salt, etc and I don’t see any reason why you cannot drink a glass of the tea after consuming the meat. In fact, iced tea when drunk 15-20 minutes after eating chicken helps the body stay hydrated and keep cool too.
11. Can Tea Be Drunk After Eating Chicken That’s Been Smoked In Tea?
Tea smoked chicken is nothing but the meat that’s been rubbed or marinated in traditional Asian flavors like fresh ginger, garlic, soy, etc and the smoky effect is given with the help of a strong tea, like black, green, etc. This makes the chicken more tender and juicy.
The above method of preparation has made the meat quite rich in terms of flavor and I would advise drinking lemon tea after your chicken meal. The tea would cut down on excess oil and add some zest to the spices.
This concludes my blog and I hope you have the needed clarity if tea can be drunk after eating chicken. Do feel free to ask me any questions. Just drop them in the comments section below & I will be happy to answer them. I have written more blogs and all you have to do to read them is to visit my website.
Hi. I’m Sneha. Each day, I brew, relish, study and sell tea in my Cafe based out of Kolkata, India. My current blog, ‘Sipper Sneha’ is an expansion of my real life love for tea into an online space for all dedicated Tea enthusiasts.