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Old 04-04-2015, 06:47 PM
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Default Chicken - grilling without destroying?

How does one properly grill chicken so that it becomes done and does not go up in a tower of flames?

Most of my chicken grilling attempts result in the chicken becoming burned on the outside and raw inside

While 'nicely seared outside, cool red inside' is what my goal is for steaks, it is not my goal for chicken
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Scorched outside and raw inside means the heat is too high. Doing a whole chicken is, frankly, tougher to do on a grill. Beer can chicken is fun and tasty, but otherwise, I suggest you go with chicken pieces. Basically, you want to maximize the surface area to volume ratio, to allow for more even cooking. Indirect heat works, and prevents flare-ups, especially if you want to use marinades and glazes.
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Sorry, meant chicken pieces not whole chicken
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kal, maybe marinating the chicken first would yield better results? and of course chim is right re heat.
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