How to Cook a Whole Chicken on the Grill
, around 5-6 pounds
wedge of lemon
whole garlic cloves
salt and pepper
Place drip pan under the grill where the chicken will be cooking.
Set the grill to a medium high heat - around 375-425F.
Wash and clean the bird.
Place some fresh herbs, lemon wedge, and half and onion in the cavity of the chicken.
Brush the melted butter all over the skin of the bird. Sprinkle salt and pepper all over the skin of the bird.
Using kitchen twine, tie the legs of the chicken together.
Stick meat thermometer into the thigh portion of the bird (in between the breast and drumstick)
Place chicken on the roasting rack, or directly on the grill (if you do not have a roasting rack).
Close lid and cook until the meat thermometer reads 175F (around 1 1/2 hours).
Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for about 10 minutes, before carving.
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