Orange Chili Chicken
It’s Chicken, sweet Chili Chicken, grilled spatchcock style on the BBQ Pit Boys grill. And it’s real easy to do.
Orange Chili Chicken Recipe
For this Orange Chili Chicken recipe you’re going to need the following ingredients
2 Rock Cornish game hens
SPG Seasoning ( You can use salt and pepper if you don’t have SPG )
8-10 oz Sweet chili sauce
Season well with SPG or salt pepper garlic. Add the chickens to the marinating bag. Cut the oranges up and squeeze into the bag with the chickens. Add the sweet chili sauce and top up with the orange juice marinade for 4-6 hours in the refrigerator, you can go longer, overnite if you like. There are several variations of Thai sweet chili sauce, we used a garlic infused one, you can choose whatever sweet chili sauce you like. Once marinating is complete cut the back bone out of the chickens (Spatchcock, the term “spatchcock” is used when the backbone is removed, whether or not the sternum is removed. Removing the sternum allows the bird to be flattened more fully.)
With the backbone removed, spread the chicken out flat and place on the grill and cook on a low heat, turning often. We used direct heat because our Santa Corona grill can be raised and lowered to regulate the heat, if you’re using a regular kettle grill, start with indirect heat and finish off by searing over direct heat.
It’s gonna take about 50 minutes to cook,or if you’re using a thermometer the internal temperature in the breast should reach 165°F [75°C].
This is one of our latest new grills we have on offer, it’s a real winner and a great way to grill ‘Santa Maria’ style. The Santa Corona grill fits directly on top of any 22.5″ kettle, converting it instantly into a Santa Maria grill. The grate can be raised and lowered using the crank handle giving you easy control of heat without the need to keep moving the meat around to control the cooking temperature.
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