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Rotisserie Chicken - Rotisserie Setup
Installing Rotisserie Kit on Gas Grill

Installing Rotisserie Kit on Gas Grill

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Rotisserie chicken in not only a popular fast food from your local deli counter, it is the great way to cook chicken. Two things not commonly known about rotisserie chicken is that it is best fresh and delicious 10 minutes off the grill, not spending hours under a warming lamp. Also, preparing a rotisserie chicken is quite simple. With a grill (charcoal or gas), a rotisserie kit, and a chicken, we can achieve a much tastier meal at home than available at most grocery stores.

To begin, set up the rotisserie kit on the grill. This is a pretty easy operation that requires 10 minutes and a screw driver. Of course, different grills and rotisserie kits have different arrangements, so read the instructions.

Next, comes the preparation of the chicken. Remove the contents from the inside and cut off any loose skin. To increase tenderness and moisture, I suggest that you brine the chicken but this step isn't mandatory. It is also helpful to truss the chicken to hold it together better on the rotisserie.

To follow this step by step you will need:

 
  • A grill (charcoal or gas)
  • The rotisserie kit for your specific model of grill
  • Fuel for your grill to run for 2 to 3 hours
  • A whole chicken
  • One lemon (or apple, potato, onion or similar item)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves
  • A hot pad or fireproof glove
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How To Truss A Chicken
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