A Whole Chicken on the Grill

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Sharon123

You can enjoy a moist, flavorful grilled chicken, complete with succulent juices, even without a spit. Don't truss this bird, because the legs won't cook evenly when pressed up against the body. From the New Basics Cookbook! Spanish inspired.

Top Review by LousyChef

I have never done this before. It turned out great! Didn't have enough tomato paste, so I has to add a little ketchup to round it out. Used a mix of red wine and basalmic vinegar instead of Red Wine Vinegar. Ours took about 1 hour 45 min, but it may have still been a little frozen inside. Thank you so much- the leftovers also made wonderful chicken soup later!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare hot coals for grilling.
  2. Stir all the ingredients, except chicken, together in a bowl until smooth.
  3. Brush the chicken well with the sauce.
  4. Grill the chicken over low heat, preferably covered, for about 1 hour and 10 minutes(turn the chicken a quarter turn and brush it with sauce every 15 minutes).
  5. Let the chicken stand 10 minutes before carving and serving. Enjoy!

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