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Chicken Recipes - Grilling, rotisserie and Smoking Recipes

Grilling and Smoking Recipes for all cuts and kinds of Chicken including Rotisserie Chicken Recipes and chicken wings.
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Top 10 Chicken Recipes
Take chicken outdoors with these great smoked and grilled chicken recipes. The 10 best chicken recipes I have are sure to give you loads of BBQ ideas for your next cookout. These ten recipes are the most popular I have and represent a wide variety of great ways to grill or smoke chicken.

Top 10 Rotisserie Chicken Recipes
Everyone knows how great rotisserie chicken is. The problem is, everyone buys it at the store, when it is so much better made at home. Don't worry, it is also amazingly easy. Of course, a rotisserie kit is necessary, but it is a fantastic way to add versatility to virtually any grill. I know that grilling a whole chicken doesn't require a rotisserie, but the as the bird turns, is self bastes making a moisture, more tender meal. Do yourself a favor, get a rotisserie kit for your grill and try one or all of these great recipes.

Better BBQ Chicken Legs
Remember those chicken drumsticks your Dad used to cook up on Saturday afternoons in the summer? Well these are an improvement on those. Brined to be moist and tender and slow grilled with a classic BBQ sauce to give them flavor and leave sticky sauce on your fingers.

Brined Bird Legs with Pop Sop
These chicken legs get brined first, then grilled up with barbecue sauce so they are tender and moist and full of flavor.

Peruvian Roasted Chicken
This great rotisserie chicken recipe became hugely popular along the East Coast of the United States a few years back. Know as Super Chicken, El Pollo Rico, or Peruvian Chicken this is a tasty way to make a bird with enough flavor to satisfy anyone, but mild enough for everyone.

Half Time Grilled Chicken
These chicken halves get a good marinade before hitting the grill in a pan to prevent burning and to keep the chicken moist and tender.

Grilled Butter Chicken
Butter Chicken is a flavorful Indian spiced chicken dish. Now you can make it on the grill. Use a whole chicken cut up for best results. You may use melted butter or ghee, also known as clarified butter, which can be found in any Indian grocery store.

Grilled Thai Chile Chicken
If you aren't a fan of chicken thighs, then by all means use chicken breast. Just remember to watch it carefully while on the grill and adjust for the appropriate cooking time.

Grilled Glazed Chicken on Cedar Plank
This glazed chicken has a wonderful sweetness from the glaze and a smoky flavor from smoldering wood.

Grilled Herbed Chicken Burgers
These grilled chicken burgers are low in fat and delicious. Remember that the raw patties will be very soft. Make sure to turn only once during the cooking process to prevent the patties from breaking.

Grilled Tarragon Chicken
This garlicky-tarragon chicken goes well with grill potatoes or vegetable kebabs.

Grilled Chicken Koftas
This is a delicious chicken kofta recipe that you can have in a sandwich or by itself with a side salad. Either way, you'll be happy with the results.

Spicy Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
This is a flavorful and spicy pulled chicken sandwich. You can add more or less hot sauce depending on you like it.

Rotisserie Tandoori Chicken
Instead of individual tandoori chicken pieces, try the whole chicken rotisserie style.

Lemony Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
This is a simple and delicious way to prepare pulled chicken. Remember to keep an eye on the temperature of the smoker and to add wood chips as needed.

Rotisserie Huli Huli Chicken
Here is another delicious rotisserie chicken recipe for you to try. The sweet sauce gives this dish an authentic Hawaiian flavor. Enjoy with grilled vegetables like sweet potatoes or vegetable kebabs.

Greek Grilled Chicken
A great "prepare ahead of time" chicken dish. It can be accompanied by grilled potatoes, vegetable kebabs, or a simple salad.

Rotisserie Sesame Chicken
Try this delicious Asian inspired rotisserie chicken with a side of grilled vegetables.

Rotisserie Huli Huli Chicken
Here is another delicious rotisserie chicken recipe for you to try. The sweet sauce gives this dish an authentic Hawaiian flavor. Enjoy with grilled vegetables like sweet potatoes or vegetable kebabs.

Five-Spice Rotisserie Chicken
This Asian-style rotisserie chicken has slightly tart yet savory flavor.

Mexican Style Rotisserie Chicken
This dish has a great south of the border flavor. You can shred the chicken and serve with warm tortillas and guacamole, or slice and serve with Spanish rice.

Sticky Chicken Rotisserie Style
This is a more traditional style rotisserie chicken recipe.

Garlic-Lemon Rotisserie Chicken
This chicken has a great garlic and lemon flavor complimented by the savory rub mixture.

Spicy Chicken and Potatoes
This recipe shows how the same seasonings taste different on different things. You make one spice mixture and rub it on the chicken and the potatoes. You can a meal that compliments but the chicken doesn't taste like the potatoes.

Catalan Chicken Quarters
These chicken quarters get a good dose of smoke then get added to a thick tomato sauce to give them even more flavor. This recipe shows that you can add a great grilled flavor to most any dish.

Spicy Plum Chicken Thighs
This plum sauce is basically a great fruit based barbecue sauce. As with any sauce you add while grilling keep a close eye and a low temperature or it will burn.

Gkai Kamin (Thai Style Chicken)
This traditional Thai chicken is marinated with garlic and lemon grass then grilled hot and fast. This dish has a really great flavor.

Ginger Chicken
This chicken is marinated with great Asian flavors and grilled hot and fast. You need to watch it closely to prevent burning, but you'll end up with a great chicken.

Cinnamon Chicken
This chicken is marinated with honey and cinnamon to give it a sweet flavor. When combined with the curry powder and put on the grill you get a wonderful south-east asian chicken flavor. Try this on chicken pieces or you can reduce the fat by grilling skinless, boneless chicken breasts. One word of advice, watch this one close while grilling, it...

Spicy Chicken Quesadillas
These Quesadillas have the unique addition of grilled eggplant that gives them more grill flavor and make for a heartier meal.

Lemon Herb Rotisserie Chicken
This recipe is very much like those lemon-herb chickens you find in so many stores. The advantage is that by cooking it yourself you get it hot and fresh off the grill, not out of the box.

Grilled Rumaki
Rumaki is one of my favorite things. How can you go wrong with anything wrapped in bacon. You need to grill these indirectly because once that bacon fat catches fire there's no stopping it.

Curry Chicken Thighs
Chicken Thighs are my favorite part of the chicken. They have the best flavor and tend to stay juicy even if you overcook them. This recipe combines a great Indian inspired flavor and is quick and easy to prepare.

Moroccan Chicken
This chicken is so loaded up with flavor it will make you weak in the knees. Make sure you toast the cumin and coriander seeds so that their flavors are released.

Chicken with Ginger and Oranges
This is a quick way to grill up some great chicken. Make sure you use a sugar free or low sugar marmalade or the chicken will burn easily on the grill.

Chicken with Pineapple Marinade
This chicken is split in half to make it easier to grill. If you want to put it on a rotisserie keep it whole. The marinade for this recipe is a powerful combination of pineapple and lime juice with a lot of flavor.

Grilled Soy Chicken
This is a great way to get some fantastic grilled chicken without spending a lot of time. Just marinate the chicken pieces for about 30 minutes and before you know it your grilling.

Applesauce Chicken
You probably wouldn't think of applesauce as the basis for a barbecue sauce, but this recipe combines the concentrated apple flavor with the traditional makings of a barbecue sauce to add great flavor to this grilled chicken.

El Pollo al Carbon
This is a great, traditional Mexican recipe for grilled chickens. You want to use smaller birds so if you need a lot just buy more not bigger. This keeps down the cooking time.

Churrasco de Frango
This is a traditional Brazilian slow roasted chicken recipe. The secret is to keep the temperature low. You can put these chickens on a rotisserie is you want.

Chili Rubbed Chicken
This chicken is grilled up with a very basic rub that is heavy on the chili powder. Adjust the heat by changing the amount of cayenne.

Maple Barbecued Chicken
The sweet, rich flavor of maple syrup is want makes this recipe really stand out. Try to get a good quality syrup for the best results. You can heat up the flavor by using a hot chili sauce.

Italian Grilled Chicken
This is a quick and easy way to get a great Italian flavored rotisserie chicken. Keep the chicken basted with the herb mixture and you'll get an tender and juicy bird.

Crock-Pot Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
This is a simple solution to making barbecue chicken sandwiches, a popular alternative to pulled pork. Because you use a slow cooker in the kitchen to make this instead of a smoker it is very easy to make.

Grilled Tandoori Chicken
This is about as authentic of a Tandoori recipe as you can get without a Tandoor (Indian ceramic oven).

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
Pulled chicken is faster and easier than pulled pork and nearly as good. Smoke the chicken, pull it apart and mix it up with a good barbecue sauce. Now you have a great sandwich.

Tea Smoked Chicken
This is a big smoker variation of an Asian classic. The tea leaves add a distinct flavor to the chicken that is very good.

Smoked Lemon Chicken
This is a great smoked chicken recipe with loads of flavor that will give you a chicken so tender you can just lift out the bones.

Caribbean Style Chicken
You can bring up the heat on this recipe by choosing a hot chili sauce or by adding hot peppers. This chicken is also great for tacos and fajitas.

Chicken Quesadillas
Grill these Chicken Quesadillas on a griddle and put the lid down to hold in some of the smoke. A much better Quesadilla than you get off the stove.

Take Out Style Rotisserie Chicken
Love the rotisserie chicken you get at the store? Well this is better because you make it fresh and get to watch it cook. Maybe I should call it "Better Than Take Out Style Rotisserie Chicken".

BBQ Chicken Thighs
When the hardcore barbecue crowd hit the competitions they cook chicken thighs. These barbecue masterpieces are what you win with in the chicken category. This recipe is not those thighs. This is much easier to grill and nearly as good.

Spit Roasted Chicken
The bacon and the butter help keep this chicken moist and give it an old world fire roasted taste. This is about as traditional as it gets when it comes to rotisserie chicken.

Herbed Dill Pickle Chicken Burgers
These herb and dill pickle filled chicken burgers are a refreshing treat on a hot day. Quick enough for a weeknight meal and delicious enough for cookouts. Just top with tarragon mayonnaise on a toasted bun for a mouthwatering burger experience.

Tequila Chicken Thighs
Consider this a piece of Margarita in the shape of a tender and juicy chicken thigh. The tequila gives this chicken a tartness while the chipotle pepper gives it a hit of heat. Get a good sear on these chicken thighs, then finish them off over a medium low heat.

Thai Style Chicken Burgers
These burger patties are so loaded with flavor you will want to eat them all by themselves. This recipes works perfectly well with ground chicken or turkey

Oregano and Lemon Chicken
This fantastic chicken dish is started on the grill and finished in the oven. Taking the chicken to the grill adds flavor and takes it a step up.

Grilled Apricot-Balsamic Chicken Wings
Grilled Apricot-Balsamic Chicken Wings

Tarragon and Tomato Chicken
This chicken dish is started on the grill and is placed in a dutch oven and slow cooked until tender and perfect. The grill gives the chicken and tomatoes a wonderful charring that is infused into the entire dish, making this a delicious meal for any day of the week or even special occasions.

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