Grilled golden chicken

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Chicken; [3 lb]
1 \N Orange
⅓ cup White wine vinegar
¼ cup Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon Fresh thyme; chopped
¼ teaspoon Black peppercorns; coarsely cracked

With kitchen scissors or chef's knife, cut along each side of chicken's backbone; remove backbone and trim visible fat.

Tuck wing tips behind back; flatten to 1 layer. Place in shallow casserole.

Grate orange rind and squeeze out juice; mix with vinegar, oil, thyme and pepper. Pour over chicken; cover and marinate in refrigerator, turning often, for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

Reserving marinade, place chicken, skin side down, on greased grill over medium-low indirect heat. Add soaked wood chips. Cover and cook for 1 hour, turning and basting with marinade halfway through.

Transfer to direct heat; cook for 10 minutes per side or until meat thermometer inserted in thigh registers 185F 85C.

Remove to platter and tent with foil; let stand for 10 minutes before cutting into quarters.

Per Serving: about 455 calories, 41 g protein, 30 g fat, 3 g carbohydrate good source iron.

Source: Canadian Living magazine [Jul 95] Presented in an article by Margaret Fraser "More From Your Barbecue: Smoky Grilling" [-=PAM=-] PA_Meadows@...

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