Grilled Butterflied Lemon Chicken

Opening up a whole chicken with a pair of scissors promises crispier skin and the opportunity to put bold seasonings in direct contact with the meat.

SERVES8

TIME2¼ hours

SEASON 4
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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To cook whole chickens on the grill, we butterflied our birds, which exposed more of the skin to the fire, and flattened them out for even cooking. Starting them over the cooler side of the grill rendered the fat and dried out the skin, and...