Chicken Under A Brick Recipe

Chicken Under a Brick is a unique way to create a crispy and delicious grilled meal. Just follow these steps...

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken, 4 pounds, butterflied
  • 1 lemon-worth lemon juice
  • 6 cloves garlics, minced
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, dried
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, dried
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garden bricks, wrapped in heavy duty foil

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice,garlic,rosemary,slat,pepper,thyme and olive oil.
  2. Place the chicken in a 9 x 13 pan and pour the marinade over the chicken.
  3. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  4. Preheat the grill to medium and remove the chicken from the refrigerator and allow to sit at room  temperature for 30 minutes.
  5. Place the chicken fat side down and place two bricks on the chicken.
  6. Grill over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  7. Flip and place the bricks back on and grill for an additional 15-20 minutes or until the juices run clear and the internal temperature has reached 165.
  8. Allow chicken to rest for 5 minutes prior to cutting.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 350
Calories 424

% Daily Value*
67%
Total Fat 44g
27%
  Saturated Fat 5g
12%
Sodium 299mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g
0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 0g
12%
Protein 6g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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