Grilled Garlic and Lemon Whole Chicken

Grilled Garlic and Lemon Whole Chicken

  • 3-4 lbs. Whole Chicken, cut in half or cut chicken pieces
  • 2 tbsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 tbsp. Pepper
  • 1/4 C Garlic, minced
  • 3 Lemons, juiced and zested, save 1 for garnish
  • 2 tbsp. Oil
  • Place the chicken and seasonings into a plastic bag and marinate for 4 hours. Pre heat the grill to medium heat, scrape the grill grate well, rinse with a wet rag and then oil lightly. Place the chicken on the grill and, drop the heat to medium low and cook covered for 20 minutes. Flip the chicken and cook for 20 more minutes. Check the temperature of the chicken using a meat thermometer. Continue to cook and flip the chicken every 10 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165 F, about 60-70 minutes. Remove the chicken from the grill and cover with foil for 10 minutes before cutting. Squeeze half of the lemon over the chicken before serving.

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