Lemon-Rosemary Grilled Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, oil, rosemary, and garlic.
  • Transfer to a shallow glass dish large enough to hold chicken in a single layer; set aside.
  • Remove wing tips from split broilers; trim off excess fat and excess skin.
  • Place chicken between 2 sheet of plastic wrap and flatten slightly with a meat mallet (for more even cooking).
  • Place chicken in dish with marinade, turning to coat.
  • Cover and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from marinade; drain, reserving marinade.
  • Bring marinade to a boil on the stovetop, and cook for 3 minutes at a rapid boil; allow to cool.
  • Place chicken, bone side down, on grill over medium-hot coals or medium setting; cook, covered for 10-15 minutes until golden brown, watching for little fires.
  • Turn chicken over; cook for 10-15 minutes more or until golden brown.
  • Stir honey and dijon mustard into marinade; brush over chicken and cook, turning and brushing with marinade, 10-15 minutes longer or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Cut into serving size pieces and serve.