Chicken, steak and all things great taste better when cooked over the open flame of outdoor appliances, like your grill. Labor Day recipe for rotisserie chicken cooked on the grill.
While you may be putting your grocery list and menu together for a fun filled Labor Day weekend, we’d like to offer up a tasty suggestion. Why not add a homemade, grill fired, rotisserie chicken to that list? It’s easy to do, when you have the right appliances for the job, like an Alfresco grill.
Exclusive to Alfresco is the integrated, hidden rotisserie motor with chain-driven spit. There is no need for a counter balance weight and is operated by a commercial motor with 120lbs. of turning torque, supporting up to 75lbs. of meat. The ceramic infrared rear burners lock in the juices and flavors. Even better, the rotisserie rods for these appliances are stored under the bullnose when not in use.
Additional Appliance Features of Alfresco’s LX2 30′ include:
- Two high-temp stainless steel main burners producing 55,000 BTUs
- Optional infrared Sear Zone™ and all infrared models
- Integrated rotisserie with built-in motor & 15,000 BTU infrared burner
- Smoker with 7,000 BTU dedicated burner & oversize wood chunk drawer
- 542 sq. in. actual grilling area plus four position adjustable warming rack
- Dual integrated high-intensity halogen work lights
- User-friendly pushbutton ignition with sealed 9v power source
Get excited for an amazing rotisserie chicken recipe that your family and friends are sure to love. And best of all, you did it all, on your own very grill. Explore the possibilities of our outdoor appliances. While you have a grill full of food, your goal is empty plates and smiling faces. See what our friends from Food.com recommended for this recipe.
Rotisserie Chicken for the Grill
- 1 whole chickens ( about 3-1/2-pounds or a small turkey)
- 1 -2 tablespoon oil
- 1/3 cup melted butter
- 2 teaspoons white salt ( I use seasoned salt)
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh coarse ground black pepper ( to taste)
- In a small bowl combine melted butter or margarine with oil, 2 teaspoons seasoned salt, garlic powder paprika and black pepper.
- Wash the chicken inside and out with cold water, then pat dry using a paper towel.
- Lightly salt the inside cavity with seasoned salt or white salt and black pepper.
- Tie the legs and wings together securely with cotton butchers twine, then tie string around the body of the chicken in two places.
- Set grill to high heat.
- Thread the chicken on the rotisserie spit, then place on the rotisserie grill.
- Cook chicken for 10 minutes on high heat.
- After 10 minutes on high heat REDUCE the grill heat to medium then baste the chicken all over with some of the melted butter mixture (leave some to baste with during cooking time).
- Close the lid and cook for 1 to 1-1/2 hours basting occasionally or until the chicken is cooked through and internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F when taken with a meat thermometer.
- Cooking time will vary just slightly depending on the size of the chicken.
- Remove the chicken from the rotisserie and place on a large plate.
- Cover loosely with foil and let stand for about 15 minutes before slicing.
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