Salt baked chicken

Often, the thought of grilled chicken produces an image of a dry & bland chicken that can only be saved by slathering it in a strong barbeque sauce. Even then, the chicken meat itself can be quite flavorless. This recipe will produce juicy, flavorful grilled chicken every time.

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To prepare the marinade, you"ll need two limes, 1/4 cup table salt, 2 cloves of garlic, & a chile of your choice.
Cut the limes in half (to prepare for juicing) và mince the garlic & chile pepper. Pour the salt into a large measuring cup and địa chỉ cửa hàng enough water to lớn make four cups (about 1 liter). Stir the salt water until the salt has dissolved. This is also a good time lớn prepare the chicken. The marinade will be enough for two whole chickens (cut up) or 8 pounds of drumsticks (my favorite). Put all the chicken in a large resealable plastic bag. I called this mixture a marinade instead of a brine because not only does the solution include salt, but also acid (lime juice). A soaking solution with acid should be referred to lớn as a marinade.
Juice three of the lime halves (using a juice extractor or a reamer) and địa chỉ the juice khổng lồ the salt water. địa chỉ cửa hàng the minced garlic và chile. Stir once khổng lồ mix. Pour this into the plastic bag và reseal the bag. Try khổng lồ make sure all the chicken is submerged in the marinade. With a fairly full bag, you may need khổng lồ squeeze out almost all the air lớn accomplish this. Place the bag in a container and place in the refrigerator for at least one hour. Two hours is best, but any longer, and the chicken may become too salty. (The minimum ingredients in this marinade are the water, salt, and lime juice. The garlic và chile can be omitted if you don"t have them handy.)
After the two hours, preheat your grill và remove the chicken from the refrigerator & take each piece out of the plastic bag and rinse it off in the sink. If you don"t rinse the chicken off, then the salt water lingering on the surface will make the chicken too salty.
For seasoning the surface of the chicken, combine 1 tablespoon paprika, 1 tsp. Onion powder, 1 tsp. Ground coriander seed, and 1 tsp. Garlic powder. Feel miễn phí to try different spice and herb combinations khổng lồ fit your taste.

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Toss the chicken with 1 Tbs. Olive oil, the juice from the remaining half lime, và the seasonings prepared in the previous step. Using your hands khổng lồ mix the chicken with the seasonings is the fastest way I know of khổng lồ get an even distribution.
Place the chicken pieces on the grill, being careful not to crowd the pieces. Grill, turning every five minutes, until white meat reaches 165°F - 170°F & dark meat reaches 175°F.
Remove the chicken from the grill and let stand for five minutes before serving.
Lime Marinated Grilled ChickenLime marinade
4 cups (1 L) waterdissolvemix
1/4 cup (75 g) table salt
1-1/2 limesjuice
2 cloves garlicmince
1 chilemince
Spice Rub #2
1 Tbs. (7 g) paprikamix
1 tsp. (2.5 g) onion powder
1 tsp. (2 g) ground coriander seed
1 tsp. (3 g) garlic powder
Grilled Chicken
about 4 cups lime marinademarinade in plastic bag in fridge 2 hours
8 lbs. (3.5 kg) chicken partsrinsemixgrill until trắng meat 165°F & dark meat 175°F
1/2 limejuice
1 Tbs. (15 mL) olive oil
about 2 Tbs. (15 g) spice rub #2

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