Butterflied Chicken with Honey and Citrus

Butterflied Chicken with Honey and Citrus

  • Preparation 15 min
  • Cooking 1 h 20 min
  • Marinating 12 h
  • Makes 4 to 5 servings
  • Nut-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
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Ingredients

    • 1 whole chicken, about 4 lbs (1.8 kg)
  • Marinade

    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) orange juice
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) honey
    • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    • Grated zest of 1 lime
    • Grated zest of 1 lemon
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground black pepper

Preparation

  • Marinade

Note from Ricardo

On indirect heat, the top of the meat cooks and caramelizes faster than the bottom. That's why we cook the chicken skin side down for part of the cooking to prevent the skin from burning.

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