Argentine Grilling

In Latin America, whole chickens are butterflied and flattened to cook more evenly and quickly on the grill. The chicken is cut open to resemble a frog—a simple technique with amusing results. In our version, a quick marinade of lemon, garlic, and rosemary infuses the meat with earthy flavors.

The way chickens are butterflied and flattened for grilling in Latin America may seem a little funny: The result resembles a frog. But this method ensures quicker and more even cooking. Also, to achieve crispy, golden-brown skin and juicy meat, the chicken is cooked over indirect heat.... Read More