When the weather is warm and people get hungry, it is good to know How to Grill Amazing Tasting Chicken.
I have some great tips and a free printout to get you on your way to barbecue success!
This is for anyone wanting to know How to Grill Amazing Tasting Chicken.
Because not only do you want your grilled chicken to taste good, you also want it to be safe to eat.
Grilled chicken is a popular choice when it comes to barbecues in the summer or outdoor gatherings and nobody wants the food to go wrong!
I'm going to share the eight things that you should keep in mind when you are barbecuing chicken.
Some of these tips are meant to help make your chicken taste good.
Other tips are meant to keep the chicken and the process safe.
This is for anyone asking how do I grill chicken.
Start with the preparation of the chicken.
The raw chicken should be thawed and safely stored covered and away from other food to avoid cross-contamination.
Marinate your chicken for at least an hour to overnight to give it flavor help it stay moist.
You can use a premade marinate sauce or simply Italian dressing.
The easiest way to marinate is to simply place the chicken in a large zip top bag with the marinade, zip up the top, and rotate the bag to fully cover the chicken before placing the bag into the refrigerator to rest.
Here is how to prepare the grill for barbecuing your chicken.
For both gas and coal grills, make sure that the grill grates are clean and then prep them as needed for nonstick. Preheat your grill on medium.
Essential tools that can make your grilling more successful.
A digital thermometer can help you determine when your chicken has fully cooked.
Using a silicon brush to brush with a sauce can make your chicken more flavorful.
How to grill great tasting chicken.
The goal is to get your chicken to 165F without burning it.
When you bite into the chicken, it should be moist and flavorful.
Steps for grilling chicken.
- Your grill should be warmed up to medium and ready to go. Prepare your work area with clean platters or plates for the cooked chicken.
- Remove the chicken from the marinate, discard the marinade and the zip top bag that it was refrigerated in with the chicken. Place the chicken on the grill and cook for five minutes on direct medium heat. Flip the chicken over and cook for another five minutes. Covering the chicken is optional.
- Transfer the chicken to indirect heat, sort of like a warming area, and brush with a new marinade or sauce. Your chicken is done cooking when it reaches 165.
- Lastly, place the cooked chicken on a clean plate or serving platter. Allow it to cool for five minutes before serving.