PINE-SMOKED CHICKEN RECIPE
Smoked Chicken Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 c. dry white wine
- 1/4 c. sherry wine vinegar
- 5 lg. garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
- 1 med. onion, coarsely chopped
- 1 tbsp. brown sugar
- Salt & freshly ground pepper
- 1 (3 1/2 lb.) chicken, cut into 8 pieces
- 4-5 fresh pine boughs
Puree first 5 ingredients with salt and pepper in processor or blender. Arrange chicken in shallow dish and pour puree over. Cover and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours, turning several times.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drain marinate into small bowl. Pat chicken dry with paper towel and arrange in single layer in shallow roasting pan. Roast 45 minutes basting often with marinade.
Heat coals until gray ash forms. Spread around perimeter of barbecue, leaving center with well spaced single layer of coals. Set grill 4" above coals, let coals burn about 20 minutes.
Arrange chicken pieces without touching over center of grill. Cook 15 minutes, turning and basting frequently until chicken is crisp and browned, adding remaining pine boughs to fire when smoke dies down.
Smoked chicken recipes: hermans-smoked-chicken.