GRILLED YUZU CHICKEN

GRILLED YUZU CHICKEN

Preparation Time: 1 hour
Cooking Time: 30 – 40 minutes
Servings: 3-4 people

  Ingredients

  • 1 Chicken – cleaned and halved, with skin (for better results)
  • Garlic Cloves – 5-6, crushed in a mortar with a pestle
  • Ginger Paste – one medium piece of young ginger blended into a coarse paste.
  • Olive Oil – 150 ml.
  • One large, freshly squeezed lemon
  • White pepper – 1 tsp.
  • Butter- 40 g (softened)
  • Salt – 2 tsp.
  • Honey – 60 ml
  • Rosemary – 4 g
  • Thyme – 4 g
  • Yuzu – 2 to 3 ml

METHOD:

  • Make thin even slits on the surface of the chicken.
  • Rub the surface of the chicken with ginger, garlic, lime juice, herbs, salt and olive oil.
  • Leave to marinate for 45 minutes to an hour
  • Set the oven to a 220 degrees centigrade and lay a sheet of foil in the baking tray.
  • Lay the chicken onto the tray and bake from 30-45 minutes depending on the doneness.
  • 10 minutes before the chicken is ready to come out of the oven, whisk the softened butter along with honey and the yuzu extract.
  • Glaze the surface of the chicken with the yuzu butter and serve hot along with garlic bread/slaw/mash potato/rice.
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