Rotisserie Chicken done the right way

Rotisserie Chicken done the right way
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If you want tender, moist rotisserie chicken with bite through skin, you have to slow roast it for about 4 hours. If you do it at high temperatures in one hour, you'll end up with burnt skin usually rubbery.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
  • One or two whole roasting chickens
  • Your favorite rub
  • Herbs to stuff in cavity
  • Butcher's twine
  1. I use a Weber charcoal grill with the rotisserie ring.
  2. Get a chimney of coals lit.
  3. Apply some rub to the cavity and areas under the legs.
  4. Throw some herbs in the cavity like lemongrass, rosemary, lemon, etc.
  5. Truss your chicken and apply some more rub.
  6. Load it on the spit.
  7. Lay down a line of lit coals under where the spit will be.
  8. Insert your spit and start the motor.
  9. Leave the lid off.
  10. Every hour, throw on some more unlit charcoal under your spit.
  11. Done in 4 hours.
  12. For more details, watch the video at