Gas-Grilled Bone-In Chicken Breasts

Why this recipe works:

To avoid the charred skin and dried-out meat that plague most chicken breast recipes, we brined the chicken, which gave us juicy, seasoned meat. Covering the chicken with a piece of foil created an oven within an oven, minimizing temperature fluctuations and promoting even cooking. To solve… read more

To avoid the charred skin and dried-out meat that plague most chicken breast recipes, we brined the chicken, which gave us juicy, seasoned meat. Covering the chicken with a piece of foil created an oven within an oven, minimizing temperature fluctuations and promoting even cooking. To solve the problem of flabby skin, we finished the breasts on the hotter side of the grill, cooking on both sides until the skin was brown and crisp.

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Serves 6

To help ensure that each breast finishes cooking at approximately the same time, buy pieces of similar size. Barbecue sauce can replace the optional glaze in step 4.

Ingredients

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