Fragrant Dry Spice Rub
Why This Recipe Works
Our ideal grill-roasted chicken would have a deeply smoky flavor, crisp mahogany skin, and tender, juicy meat. To achieve that ideal, we brined the chicken and coated it with a flavorful spice rub. We then cooked the chicken in the middle of the grill, where it wouldn’t burn but would receive ample heat. Adding soaked wood chunks gave our chicken maximum smoky flavor.