Barbecued Brined Chicken

Candace Morehouse

By
@CandaceM

I was looking for a way to barbecue chicken without the skin burning (I love crispy skin!). I always brine my Thanksgiving turkey so I thought, why not brine chicken? This recipe produces the moistest chicken you'll ever taste off the BBQ along with incredibly flavorful, crispy skin.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

3 - 4
bone in, skin on chicken pieces
1/4 c
kosher salt
1
bay leaf
2 clove
garlic, smashed
3 - 4 slice
fresh lemon
1 Tbsp
black peppercorns
1 Tbsp
coriander seeds
3 c
water

Step-By-Step

1Mix together all brining ingredients (from kosher salt to water). Add chicken pieces. Brine for at least one hour, preferably overnight.
2Remove chicken from brine; discard brining water. Grill chicken pieces over low heat, turning occasionally, for about one hour or until juices are no longer pink.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids