Wine-Brined Grilled Chicken

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Crisp, juicy grilled chicken....plan ahead, needs to brine for 24 hours.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse chicken and pat dry, trim off excess fat.
  2. In an 11x16-inch roasting pan, stir wine, shallots, tarragon, salt and sugar until salt and sugar are dissolved; add chicken quarters and turn to coat, cover and chill for 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  3. Lift chicken from brine; discard brine; rinse quarters and pat dry.
  4. Lay chicken quarters on a barbecue grill over medium-hot coals or medium heat on a gas grill; close lid on gas grill.
  5. Cook, turning frequently, until browned on both sides and no longer pink at the bone, about 35 minutes.
Most Helpful

Crispt, tender and juicy. This chicken was wonderful. I let it marinate for more than 24 hours. Made for Bargain Basement.

mightyro_cooking4u September 07, 2009