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BBQ, Blackened and Traditional Grilled Chicken – Healthyish Foods

BBQ, Blackened and Traditional Grilled Chicken

Fire up your grill and enjoy this ultimate BBQ, blackened and traditional grilled chicken feast.
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Ingredients

Chicken

  • 2 lbs. chicken breasts, butterflied and pounded
  • 2 lbs. drumsticks, frenched

BBQ sauce – 1lb. butterflied chicken breasts

  • ½ cup BBQ sauce, store bough is fine

Blackening Spice – 1lb. butterflied chicken breasts

  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne

Italian Marinade – 2lbs. drumsticks – lollipops

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Equipment

  • 1 gas grill
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • 3 Ziplock bags 2 for pounding chicken 1 for drumsticks and marinade
  • 1 saran wrap cover the bowls so chicken can marinate
  • 1 clean platter
  • 1 tongs
  • 1 brush for BBQ sauce
  • 1 sheet foil for grill

Instructions 

  • Preheat the grill to 475-500 degrees.
  • Add foil to the grill or you can brush the grates with oil.
  • Add the frenched drumsticks. They will need about 30-35 minutes to fully cook through. You want the internal temp to reach 180 degrees to ensure doneness.
  • Turn the drumsticks every 5-6 minutes using tongs.
  • After about 20 minutes, add the marinated / butterflied chicken breasts.
  • Cook for 6-7 minutes on the first side.
  • Reduce the heat to 400 and flip the chicken breasts.
  • Close the lid and cook for another 6-7 minutes on the other side.
  • You’ll want the breasts to reach 165 degrees and the bone in drumsticks to reach 180 degrees to ensure doneness.
  • Once the juices are all running clear, remove all chicken from the grill.
  • Rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 467kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 44g, Fat: 27g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g, Monounsaturated Fat: 15g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 177mg, Sodium: 740mg, Potassium: 740mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 176IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 39mg, Iron: 2mg