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Texas-Style Fryer Recipe

Texas-Style Fryer Recipe

Spring is a special season for us. That's when we invite family and friends over to see the beautiful wildflowers in our backyard and to sample this tender juicy chicken.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Grill: 1 hour YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. Combine seasoned salt and pepper; rub inside and outside of chicken. Place chicken on rotisserie rod on grill with a drip pan according to manufacturer's directions.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute. Stir in broth and lemon juice.
  • 3. Pour into drip pan and place under chicken. Baste with sauce every 15 minutes for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until until a thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh reads 170°-175°. Additional broth may be added to basting sauce if necessary. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (12 ounces) equals 579 calories, 44 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 193 mg cholesterol, 1,601 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 42 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.