Herb Grilled Chicken

Herb Grilled Chicken

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    broiler fryer chickens, 2 to 2½ lbs. each

  • ½

    cup fresh basil leaves

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced or pressed

  • ½

    cup minced walnuts

  • 2

    tbsp soft butter or margarine

  • 2

    tbsp olive oil

  • dash hot pepper sauce

  • fresh cracked black pepper

  • 2

    tbsp olive oil

  • 1

    tbsp each lemon juice and white wine

Directions

Split chickens in half. Cut off excess fat in tail area. Loosen the skin away from the meat and remove any fat underneath. You can also cut away backbone if desired. Mix together basil, garlic, walnuts, butter, oil, hot pepper sauce and black pepper. Press all but 1 to 2 tbsp of herb mixture under he skin. reaching as many areas as possible.When charcoal is ready place chicken bone side down. Grill 12 to 15 mins. Meanwhile to remaining herb butter add oil, lemon juice and white wine. Brush some of this on the underside once. Turn chicken. Grill 12 to 15 mins longer. Brush underside a few times during cooking. Do not allow meat to char. Season with salt & pepper. if desired.


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