You will need:
- 1 large roasting chicken (5-7lbs)
- Chicken Rub - equal parts of:
- Brown Sugar
- Kosher Salt
- Coarsely Ground Pepper
- Chili Powder
Now, take a quick break, toss the chicken pieces into a bowl and wash everything... the board, your knives, your counter top, and your hands. Drink your celebratory beer and smile because the fun part is starting!
Close the lid and wait. This is harder than you think! Your brain is screaming, "IT'S GOING TO BURN!! FLIP IT OVER, THERE'S FIRE IN THERE!" I get it. You've grilled a hundred chickens in your life, burnt at least one piece from every single one, and you KNOW that chicken fat breeds flame. Not to worry, things will be fine, just make CERTAIN that the charcoal is NOT directly underneath the bird.
Results? Crispy skin... super juicy meat... tasty heat and sweet spices... I touched mine with a hint of my favorite BBQ sauce and "Viola!" You have created restaurant quality roast chicken, BBQ style!