Grilled Spice Rubbed Whole Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 4-pound whole chicken

Directions:

  1. Prepare grill for indirect grilling.
  2. Combine first 7 ingredients.
  3. Remove & discard giblets and neck & trim excess fat from chicken.
  4. Place chicken breast side down on a cutting board.
  5. Cut chicken in half length wise along backbone cutting to but through other side.
  6. Turn chicken over. Starting at neck cavity, loosen skin by pushing fingers between skin and meat.
  7. Rub spice mixture under skin then press skin to secure.
  8. Place chicken, breast side down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray over direct heat.
  9. Cover & cook for 7 minutes.
  10. Turn chicken over, and cook for additional 7 minutes.
  11. Move chicken over indirect heat, cover and cook for 45 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165.
  12. Transfer chicken to cutting board and let rest 10 minutes.
  13. Discard skin.
  • Servings:4
  • Calories: 270
  • Fat: 6.5g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • WW Points: 5

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