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rubbed and grilled chicken halfs

Grilled Half Chickens

Split a whole chicken in half to create the most delicious chicken that is easy to cook in one hour.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, BBQ, Grilling
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 2 -3
Author Keegan

Ingredients

  • 3-5 lb Whole Chicken

2-3 Tablespoons of Good Lov'n BBQ Rub

  • 12 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Kosher Salt
  • 4 Tablespoons Seasoned Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Celery Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Garlic Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Onion Powder
  • 4 Tablespoons Paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons Ancho Chile
  • 2 Tablespoons Black Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin
  • 2 teaspoons Oregano
  • 2 teaspoons Thyme
  • 2 teaspoons Rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Mustard Powder

Instructions

  1. Cut Chicken in Half
  2. Rinse Chicken with water and dry off
  3. Rub all sides heavily with BBQ Rub

  4. Heat grill to 350 - 400 degrees

  5. Grill skin side down over indirect heat for 20 min
  6. Flip and grill skin side up over indirect heat for 20 min
  7. Rotate, still skin side up and grill for 25 min.  Pull off of grill when internal temperature reaches 165 F in the breast and thigh, or leave on if you want the skin crispier. 

  8. Let rest for 10 minutes
  9. Cut into pieces and serve