Grilled Whole Chicken – Using Homemade Marinade


Yay, I grilled whole chicken, Yes I did, Yes I did... Last Friday, we fired up our grill, the first and the much awaited grilling of this Summer. I didn't even let the thoughts of grilling chicken wings or legs or steak come near me. I wanted to throw something different on the grill and make it very special, that's when the thought of grilling whole chicken hit me. As you all know that I love cooking whole chicken; well, it saves me some time slicing up the chicken and most importantly whole chicken will make a beautiful presentation. While serving whole chicken, most of the people would be targeting the legs, so if you are the host you might have to let go the thought of having the legs. If you are a guest, go ahead and make sure to get onto to the front or volunteer to carve the chicken and gently save one of the legs for you (LOL). I am not kidding, you can try that :P I'd wished many times if there were many legs for a chicken, especially when I was young. Chicken legs being the

What you will need

Whole Chicken- 1, medium size

Non-stick cooking spray

Lemon, sliced

Ginger, chopped- 3 inch slice

Garlic- 2 large cloves

Tomato-, chopped-1

Green pepper, chopped- ½ of a green pepper

Green chili, chopped- 2, large

Cardamom, whole- 2

Cloves, whole- 3

Mint leaves- 4 leaves

Cilantro, chopped- 1 handful

Ground black pepper- 2 tsp

Kashmiri red chili powder- 1½ tsp

Ground Cumin- 1 tsp

Fennel powder- 2 tsp

Salt- ½ tsp

Lemon juice- 2 tbsp

Water- enough to make a thick paste


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