Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

Comes out tender and juicy every time, and very simple-I'll make 3 at a time when we have guests and never have any leftovers! My husband calls this "lemon butt chicken"!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 whole chicken, 3-4 lbs
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat grill on medium.
  2. Rinse chicken and pat dry-place in 8x8 foil pan.
  3. Juice lemon-place juiced lemon halves in chicken cavity.
  4. Mix lemon juice, olive oil, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper-brush about half over chicken.
  5. Place pan on grill over indirect heat and cover-cook 1-2 hours depending on your grill and the size of your chicken-baste with remaining mixture halfway through cooking time.
  6. Let sit for 10-15 minutes before carving.


Most Helpful

Delicious without being too lemony! My guests loved it!

lovemycrock January 07, 2011

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