Butterflied Grilled Garlic Lemon Chicken
A whole chicken spatchcocked, marinated in lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil, then grilled to perfection.
Servings Prep Time
4servings 40minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
60minutes 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 40minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
60minutes 10minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Butterfly the chicken. Using kitchen shears or a sharp knife, cut the backbone off. Reserve for future use or discard. Tie leg ends together.
  2. In a large Ziplock bag, squeeze juice of two lemons. Add lemon rinds. Add lemon pepper seasoning, garlic, olive oil, and salt. Place chicken in bag and close. Rub marinade around chicken and let rest for at least 30 minutes up up to 8 hours.
  3. Preheat grill to 400F. When heated, add chicken to grill bone side down/skin up. Grill for 30 minutes, then flip and grill for another 30 minutes or until the internal temperature using a meat thermometer reads 165F.
  4. Remove chicken from grill and using tongs squeeze grilled lemon juice on chicken. Let rest for about 10 minutes. Cut and serve.