Fit Flavor Savory Herb Spatchcock / Butterflied Chicken

There is nothing like the taste of a good roasted chicken, now lets kick it up a notch by presenting in a way that is easy to serve!
Ingredients:

Directions:

Prepare the Lemon Basil and Garlic Sauce

  • Squeeze Lemons into food processor. (Try to avoid adding seeds)
  • You will need to add remaining ingredients to a food processor and pulse until blended well.
  • Now add 2 table spoons of olive oil and pulse.
  • Remove sauce from food processor and set aside.

Prepare your Spatchcock chicken

  • Rinse chicken thoroughly with cold water.
  • Dry chicken with paper towels and place on firm dry surface.

The first thing you want to do is remove the backbone.

  • With kitchen shears cut along the right side of the backbone from the tail to the neck.
  • Repeat on the left side of the backbone and discard.
  • Flip chicken over and expose the inside breast bone.
  • You will now need to break the breastbone. Using a knife cut the breast bone and push down on the wings until the bone cracks.
  • Flip the chicken over and now you are ready to season your bird.
  • Season Chicken on all sides with Lemon Basil and Garlic Sauce.
  • Apply liberal amount of Fit Flavor Spices “Savory Herb”.

 

 Cooking Instructions

  • You have the option to make this recipe in the oven or on your smoker.
  • Pre-heat oven or smoker to 275 degrees and place chicken in a nonstick baking dish or directly on the grill grate for smoker.
  • Cook for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.

 Serve with your favorite side and enjoy!