Butterflied Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce

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Preparation time
25 min
Cooking time
1 h 20 min
12 h
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Chimichurri Sauce



Chimichurri Sauce

  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Set aside.


  1. In a bowl, combine spices and salt. Set aside.
  2. On a cutting board, with a chef's knife or kitchen shears, remove chicken backbone and open flat.
  3. Place chicken in a large glass dish. Rub spice mixture over chicken. Add half the chimichurri sauce and coat well. Cover and refrigerate for 12 hours.
  4. Preheat half the grill, setting burners to high. Oil the grate.
  5. Place chicken flat on the off section of grill, skin side down. Close lid. Discard marinade.
  6. Cook for about 45 minutes. Turn chicken over and cook for an additional 35 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the thigh without touching bone reads 82 °C (180 °F). Brush chicken with chimichurri sauce several times toward the end of cooking. Finish cooking on the lit side of the grill to mark chicken.
  7. Serve chicken with remaining chimichurri sauce.


  1. AsianSensation

    5 étoiles

    This was amazing! We don`t have a barbecue so we did it in the oven by baking it first and then using the broil option.

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