Grilled Chicken with GC Poultry Rub

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Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken, preferably organic, at minimum without antibiotics
  • 2 Tbsp GC Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Substitute a quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
  • 2 Tbsp GC Poultry Rub (Substitute paprika plus dried sage)
  • 1 tsp GC Sage Finishing Sea Salt (Substitute plain sea salt and dried sage)
  • 1 lemon cut in half

TO PREPARE

  • Rub chicken skin and cavity with lemon halves to freshen the flavors. Rinse with water and dry with paper towel.
  • Brush skin with GC Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Rub GC Poultry Rub or substitutes onto all the skin areas and cavity.
  • Grill/Roast chicken: Grill: You can tress the chicken onto a spit or cut chicken in half. For whole chicken, cook time is approximately 1 hour. For half chicken, the cook time is approximately 30 minutes.  Oven Roast: Leave chicken whole. Tuck wings under the body & place on a metal rack onto a roasting pan. Cook at 450˚ for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375˚ for 40 minutes.
  • The chicken is done when the juices run clear from the chicken when a fork is inserted into the leg joint.
  • Remove from grill/oven. Let rest 10 minutes and rough cut into 3”x3” pieces, leaving legs & wings whole.
  • Sprinkle with GC Sage Finishing Sea Salt

TO SERVE

Arrange chicken pieces on a platter. Garnish with fresh sage sprig.

Serve alone, on fresh salad greens tossed with vinaigrette dressing or on top of desired side dish: quinoa, pasta or wild or brown rice.