Fire Grilled Chicken Recipe

2 newspapers, vegetable oil, 2-3 pounds of natural chunk charcoal, a charcoal chimney starter, 8 feet of heavy-duty aluminum foil, and 2 aluminum pie pans are the special equipment needed.

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Copycat Pollo Loco Fire Grilled Chicken Recipe πŸ”—

Flamingly hot and smokey restaurant-grade fire-grilled chicken recipe right in your own kitchen with this copycat recipe from Pollo Loco.

Prep: 30min

Nutrition Facts: servingSize 1, calories 315 Calories, Carbohydrate 8 g, Cholesterol 71 mg, Fat 24 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 19 g, Saturated Fat 12 g, Sodium 1820 mg, Sugar 3 g


  • 1 whole roaster chicken
  • 4 cup water
  • β…“ cup vegetable oil
  • Β½ cup orange juice
  • Β½ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 Β½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground oregano
  • 1 tsp. ground thyme
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • ΒΌ tsp. yellow food coloring


  1. Butterfly the chicken with a pair of kitchen shears by cutting all the way down both sides of the backbone.
  2. Once you have sliced down both sides of the backbone, remove it from the chicken.
  3. Position the chicken so that the drumsticks are pointing away from you and use a paring knife to slice through the white cartilage at the top of the breastbone.
  4. Bend the carcass of the chicken back at the cut and the breastbone will pop out.
  5. Run your fingers down both sides of the breastbone to pull it away from the meat, then pull it out.
  6. Remove any excess fat found inside the carcass, and your chicken is ready for marinating.
  7. Combine all of the remaining ingredients in a large bowl.
  8. Place the chicken in a 3Β½ to 4-qt. container with a lid and pour the marinade over the top.
  9. Cover and marinate for 48 hours in the refrigerator.
  10. Move the chicken around in the marinade a couple of times while it marinates.
  11. Preheat your grill to medium/low heat.
  12. Place the chicken, starting skin-side up on the grill. Cook for 2 hours.
  13. Flip the chicken over after 1 hour and continue for the final hour.
  14. Use a large knife to separate the chicken into 8 pieces: 2 drumsticks, 2 wings, 2 thighs, and 2 breasts.
  15. Serve with tortillas and your choice of beans, rice, and salsa.


How long should you fire chicken?

Cook chickens for 4 to 8 hours, depending on how hot your fire is, rotating the spit every 20 to 30 minutes (10 to 15 if your fire is roaring), adding wood as needed to keep the fire nice and hot without letting flames touch the meat.

What is a flaming chicken?

Turn the pieces over, cover again, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes more while watching the temperature of the oil to ensure the chicken doesn’t burn. Cover the pan and fry for 5 to 7 minutes, checking occasionally to make sure the chicken isn’t getting too brown.

How does Gordon Ramsay make grilled chicken?

Fire-braised grilled chicken, pepperjack cheese, lettuce, tomato, bleu cheese dressing, tortilla strips, and cheddar wrap. Tim Haak | June 28, 2016.

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