Recipes: Chicken & Poultry

Grilled Mojo Chicken Thighs

Grilled Mojo Chicken Thighs

Mojo is a vibrant citrus marinade that has notes of garlic, oregano and cumin. It is a mild marinade that doesn’t overpower your protein, and the citrus works well as a tenderizer.

BBQ Style Chicken Tinga for Cinco de Mayo

BBQ Style Chicken Tinga for Cinco de Mayo

Before we get into my recipe for chicken tinga, let's talk about Cinco de Mayo and why I chose to share this recipe for you all this week! The Fifth of May, or Cinco de Mayo, has become a significant annual celebration of Mexican culture and heritage here in the...

Orange Rosemary Turkey Brine Recipe

Orange Rosemary Turkey Brine Recipe

This easy orange rosemary turkey brine recipe will set you up for a moist, flavorful, juicy turkey and can be customized with whatever ingredients you prefer or have on hand.

Smoked Chicken Stock Recipe

Smoked Chicken Stock Recipe

I love making stocks. They're simple, affordable and tasty. Smoked chicken bone broth is no exception. Bone broth, like the name implies, is made from animal bones. It can be made from beef, pork, poultry or fish bones. The main difference between a regular broth or...

GrillGirl Robyn to Teach Virtual Grilling Class

GrillGirl Robyn to Teach Virtual Grilling Class

Join me this Thursday as I teach a Girls Nite In Online virtual grilling class on the basics of grilling and how to make delicious BBQ Chicken! Some of the topics I'll be covering include how to start a charcoal grill, how to start a gas grill, how to create grilling...

Big Green Egg Smoked Chicken

Big Green Egg Smoked Chicken

Before we get started, did you know we have an entire series to set you up for success on your Big Green Egg? If you are new to the Egg Game, definitely check it out! Anyway, let's talk smoked chicken on the Big Green Egg!!! A whole chicken is a great meal and a...

Kathy Pullin’s Turkey Lasagna Wonton Cups

Kathy Pullin’s Turkey Lasagna Wonton Cups

Whether you’re just getting started cooking or consider yourself an outdoor cooking pro, we can all learn a lot from Pitmaster Kathy Pullin. Linking up with GrillGirl Robyn for a Girls Who Grill interview, the leader of Team Sassy has shared her beloved (and...

Alabama White Sauce Chicken Wings

Alabama White Sauce Chicken Wings

If you’ve never had Alabama White BBQ Sauce, you’re missing out because it is excellent on chicken and pork! White BBQ sauce originated in Alabama from Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ Restaurant in Decatur, Alabama. If you’ve ever heard of Chris Lilly, he’s the badass Pit Master...

Guide to Cooking Thanksgiving Turkey on a Big Green Egg

Guide to Cooking Thanksgiving Turkey on a Big Green Egg

Note: This post is a part of GrillGirl's Big Green Egg Series, a deep dive into the popular Kamado style grill and all that it offers. Follow along on this adventure if you have ever been curious about getting an Egg or want to better understand how to get the...

Smoked Chicken Chili Recipe

Smoked Chicken Chili Recipe

With chipotle chiles and fire-roasted tomatoes, this smoked chicken chili isn’t for the faint of heart!

Fire Up the Pellet Grill: How to Smoke Roast Chicken Wings

Fire Up the Pellet Grill: How to Smoke Roast Chicken Wings

Smoke roasting chicken wings on your pellet grill is an amazing, delicious and simple way to create a perfect pile of awesome treats. Chicken wings have long been a part of the southern cooking tradition. In more recent history, wings have risen to the top of the...

Lemon Sage Spatchcocked Turkey

Lemon Sage Spatchcocked Turkey

Check out this delicious turkey recipe and free up some valuable oven space by cooking your holiday turkey outdoors on your grill this year!

Sheet Pan Dinner: Chicken Thighs with Glazed Delicata Squash

Sheet Pan Dinner: Chicken Thighs with Glazed Delicata Squash

Sheet pan dinners are SOOOO popular these days. Have you thought about trying this on your pellet smoker? If you can do it in your oven, you can EASILY do this in your pellet smoker, with the added bonus of smoky flavor! I made these on my Green Mountain Grill Daniel...

Lemongrass, Cilantro & Garlic Grilled Chicken Wings

Lemongrass, Cilantro & Garlic Grilled Chicken Wings

This recipe, inspired by Sri Lankan cuisine, combines the flavors of lemongrass, cilantro, garlic, and turmeric to make for a fragrant spice paste that is an awesome combination on smoked/grilled chicken wings. Simply pulse all the ingredients together in the food...

How To Rotisserie Grill Chicken on a Weber Kettle

How To Rotisserie Grill Chicken on a Weber Kettle

This rotisserie chicken recipe is by my contributing writer, Jon Solberg. He's one of the most innovative grillers I've ever met. You can read all about him in his bio. I’ve been enjoying the pastime of live fire cooking for a long time. Something I haven’t done until...

Pineapple Ginger Grilled Chicken

Pineapple Ginger Grilled Chicken

The summer is starting to wind down this week I dropped the kids off and can't believe we are halfway into August! We've spent a lot of time at the beach and normally the kids come back with a huge appetite. I've found having dinner prepped ahead of time has...

Grilled Mediterranean Inspired Chicken

Grilled Mediterranean Inspired Chicken

I love Mediterranean food - the simplicity of it, the freshness and most of all how the ingredients are so readily available. I make this grilled Mediterranean chicken at least once a week - if we have leftovers it's great on a salad for lunch the next day. For me...

How To Make Kick Ass Smoked Chicken Thighs

How To Make Kick Ass Smoked Chicken Thighs

My Dad is the smoked Chicken thigh master and this is his recipe and methodology. Once you’ve had these smoked chicken thighs, it makes other types of chicken pale in comparison. First of all, the thigh is an extra juicy cut of meat- it’s surprising that so many...

Smoked Sausage Hobo Packets for Camping and Grilling

Smoked Sausage Hobo Packets for Camping and Grilling

  Hobo Packets are one of the easiest ways to put together a tasty dinner with very minimal fuss or clean up! That is why they are perfect for camping or even a quick yet tasty weeknight dinner? What is a hobo packet? Essentially, a hobo packet is a foil packet...

Chile Lemongrass Basil Wings

Chile Lemongrass Basil Wings

I love chicken wings! When people ask me what my favorite thing to grill is, I always reply “chicken wings." I feel that wings are the perfect vehicle for so many different flavor pairings! What is extra special about this Chile Lemongrass Basil marinade recipe...

Top 5 Grilled Chicken Wing Recipes For Serious Chicken Wing Lovers

Top 5 Grilled Chicken Wing Recipes For Serious Chicken Wing Lovers

When people ask me what my favorite food is to grill, I always reply "chicken wings". Chicken wings are just the perfect thing to throw on the grill as they are a great vehicle for fun marinades and flavor combinations, while also being a fun, laid back finger food-...

BBQ Chicken, Peach and Poblano Skewers

BBQ Chicken, Peach and Poblano Skewers

I love meat on a stick. There is just something fun about pairing different flavors on a skewer and grilling them up to perfection, letting their unique flavors meld together over the fire of the grill. For these skewers, I paired chicken marinated in Stubb’s Original...

Rosemary Lemon Grilled Quail

Rosemary Lemon Grilled Quail

Oh, how I LOVE grilled quail... I first had grilled quail a few years ago at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival at Marco Canora's booth (his restaurant Hearth NYC is awesome by the way!), and ever since I've been hooked. If you're looking to try something new in...

Big Green Egg Beer Can Turkey

Big Green Egg Beer Can Turkey

There are plenty of ways to do Turkey, but one of my favorite ways to do Turkey is "Beer Can" style on the Big Green Egg. It cooks lickety-split and yields moist, super juicy results. No more dried out Turkey again!  http://youtu.be/bNG3LKPei8c  ...

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Wings

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Wings

These Cilantro Lime Grilled Wings are the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. Make sure to make extra because everyone will definitely want seconds.    

Wasabi Lime Chicken Wings

Wasabi Lime Chicken Wings

I’m so in love with grilled chicken wings. People often ask me what my favorite thing to grill is and I always say “Chicken wings”. Chicken wings, or drummettes, rather, are perfect for the grill because the meat doesn’t dry out like other parts of the chicken might,...

Grilled Fennel, Chicken Sausage and Apple Salad

Grilled Fennel, Chicken Sausage and Apple Salad

Whenever I see fennel at the grocery store, I think to myself “what can I do with this?” I originally bought this fennel to make a fennel slaw but then, when I was rifling through the fridge, I got an idea and went in a totally different direction. I love the easy to...

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

This recipe is very different than the eggplant parmesan you are used to. There is no breading or frying. This eggplant parmesan is a low carb Italian inspired recipe you can feel good about eating as the eggplant is grilled for nice flavor and smokiness. Then, I...

How to Cook Turkey on the Grill

How to Cook Turkey on the Grill

People get stressed out when making a festive turkey. I have never completely understood this, but best I can think is that there is usually a lot at stake when something like a turkey is cooked for an audience.  No one wants to leave a foul taste in the guest’s...

Orange Oregano Maple Smoked Chicken Thighs

Orange Oregano Maple Smoked Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are one of my favorite parts of the chicken to cook because they are a dark meat and stay moist and juicy, and this cut is also super economical in comparison with a chicken breast. I added a few simple ingredients such as orange zest, oregano, smoked...

Spatchcocked Turkey on the Grill

Spatchcocked Turkey on the Grill

I’ve done beer can turkey on the Big Green Egg for the past two years so I was looking to do something different this year for this year's Thanksgiving turkey. When I saw the Spatchcocked Turkey on my friend’s Chris’ blog NibbleMeThis, I was inspired to use this...

Turkey Kofta Kebabs

Turkey Kofta Kebabs

You guys know I’m a sucker for meat on a stick... I’ve been experimenting with various recipes I’ve seen where the meat is ground and formed into a ball and put onto a skewer, much like putting a meatball on a stick. I had some ground turkey the other day and knew I...

Peanut Butter Chicken Wings

Peanut Butter Chicken Wings

Peanut Butter Chicken Wings- guest blog post by Josh Weiss Roessler from The Backyard BBQ Blog It’s tailgating season, which tends to mean lots and lots of burgers and hot dogs, as well as huge vats of chili and – of course – copious amounts of beer. Now, there’s...

Labor Day Grilling Recipes for a Kick Ass Cookout

Labor Day Grilling Recipes for a Kick Ass Cookout

Labor Day Weekend is upon us, what are you going to cook on your day off? Ahh, decisions, decisions. Let me inspire you with some of my favorite recipes to feed a crowd and impress your friends. (All titles below link to original recipe and directions). West Indies...

Jamaican Jerk BBQ Sauce

Jamaican Jerk BBQ Sauce

I'm a big fan of Jerk Seasoning and flavors. Traditional Jerk combines the flavors of allspice, scotch bonnet peppers, green onion, thyme, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar. It is a heady combination of aromatic spices and heat, that makes for a pungently addictive...

Thai Peanut Chicken, Vidalia Onion and Zucchini Skewers

Thai Peanut Chicken, Vidalia Onion and Zucchini Skewers

I love meat on a stick. Something about skewering a mix of ingredients, paired with a great marinade or sauce makes for a colorful mirage on your plate- and is equally satisfying on your taste buds! In this recipe, the chicken is marinated in a flavorful Thai Peanut...

Hawaiian Chicken Burger with Pineapple Sriracha Mayo Sauce

Hawaiian Chicken Burger with Pineapple Sriracha Mayo Sauce

The summer is here and burger season is upon us.  I love a regular burger with oozy melted cheese and all of the fixings - you can never go wrong with that! If you're looking for a burger that isn't traditional to wow your guests, then the Hawaiian Aloha Chicken...

Grilled Tandoori Chicken Thighs

Grilled Tandoori Chicken Thighs

I’ve really been on an Indian kick lately. It seems all my recipes lately have curry or a warm spice base such as my “West Indies Wings” and the “Island Spice” Pork Tenderloin. Tandoori Chicken is a very basic staple of Indian cooking, so why had I not tried this yet?...

Peanut Butter Jelly Time Chicken (Roasted Chicken On the Grill)

Peanut Butter Jelly Time Chicken (Roasted Chicken On the Grill)

Remember that old rap song, with the accompanying video including a dancing banana “Peanut butter Jelly time, Peanut butter jelly time!”… ? Well, this recipe from contributor Neil Gallagher will have you singing that song as you roast this Peanut Butter and Jelly...

(Grilled) Sriracha BBQ Chicken Wings

(Grilled) Sriracha BBQ Chicken Wings

I really love Sriracha on anything, so I was excited to use it as a glaze on these chicken wings mixed with BBQ sauce. I've been playing on my new Pit Barrel Cooker with tasty results. My first cook I did ribs, and my second cook I chose to cook Sriracha BBQ Chicken...

Caribbean Inspired West Indies Wings

Caribbean Inspired West Indies Wings

This West Indies Wings recipe is the result of my favorite Caribbean style flavor pairings coming together in a spicy, yet flavorful, wing sauce. The combination of coconut milk, curry spice, Caribbean hot sauce, and ginger make this sauce supremely addictive,...

#SuperBowl Recipes for a Rockin’ Game Day

#SuperBowl Recipes for a Rockin’ Game Day

I can't believe it's that time again. I'm just recovering from the Holidays, and now I get a day to cheat on my diet and eat large amounts of finger food for the day! Here are my favorite recipes that will make for a a well fed crowd at your house. Even if your team...

Rosemary Lemon Spatchcocked Chicken Recipe

Rosemary Lemon Spatchcocked Chicken Recipe

Updated 3/20/2021 🍋 The cookbook that has been the biggest game changer in my cooking career is actually not a cookbook at all but called the Flavor Bible, a book by Karen Page and Andrew Dournenburg that gives the best flavor pairings based on any given ingredient. I...

Spicy Honey Kissed Chicken Wings

Spicy Honey Kissed Chicken Wings

If you love hot wings with a kiss of sweetness, then you'll want to taste these smoked chicken wings. This is a tasty sweet-and-spicy take on chicken wings from GrillGirl.com reader and competition BBQer, Neil Buchwalter. After slow-smoking the chicken, the wings are...

Szechuan Pepper Wings with Thai Peanut Sauce

Szechuan Pepper Wings with Thai Peanut Sauce

The taste of these Szechuan Pepper Wings with Thai Peanut Sauce is surprising and invigorating, with an electric shock of pungent peppercorn, and a sweet and slightly spicy Thai-style peanut sauce. I've been intrigued by Szechuan peppers ever since they made a...

BBQ Sauce Lovers Grilled BBQ Chicken Mini Pizzas

BBQ Sauce Lovers Grilled BBQ Chicken Mini Pizzas

I’ve had barbecue sauce on the brain lately. Probably because I get sent a lot of BBQ sauce and I’m always trying to incorporate it into new recipes. But when smoking something, I usually like to make my own sauce. So, what to do with all that lovely BBQ sauce? Make...

Fake Fried Chicken

Fake Fried Chicken

As much as I love to grill, believe it or not, I do occasionally use my oven. This is one of my favorite quick and easy recipes that is tried and true, and pairs well with any veggie and starch you serve it with. The crunchiness comes from Panko Bread crumbs, one of...

Chris Lilly’s Charcoal Grilled Turkey with Fresh Herb Butter

Chris Lilly’s Charcoal Grilled Turkey with Fresh Herb Butter

The holiday season is upon us and its easy to get tired of turkey. It's important (and nice for your taste buds) to switch it up and play with new flavors. Here's a great charcoal grilled turkey recipe with fresh herb butter (yum!) from my buddy Chris Lilly, on behalf...

Bacon Rub from Kirk Muncrief and Albukirky Seasonings

Bacon Rub from Kirk Muncrief and Albukirky Seasonings

Here's a great recipe for a bacon paste that you can put on just about anything! Our friend Kirk Muncrief from over at Albukirky Seasonings used this bacon paste on chicken kebabs and it looks awesome! I never would have thought to have made a "paste" out of...

Jalapeno Pesto Chicken

Jalapeno Pesto Chicken

  I love jalapenos. While I am a self confessed heat addict, they are extremely good for you too! Jalapenos have more vitamin C than eating an orange and are packed in vitamin A! So feel good about eating this recipe. And if you don't like heat but like the...

Baja Chicken & Slaw Sliders

Baja Chicken & Slaw Sliders

With summer on its way out and football season around the corner, it's time to break out some delicious tailgate certified recipes to bid summer farewell. But on the bright side, we can welcome a new season of pigskin, foam fingers and body paint. Here is a tasty Baja...

Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings

Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings

Smoking can be quite addictive. So much so that I decided to add a touch of smokiness to my chicken wings last weekend. It only takes about 45 minutes of time on the grill to achieve serious smokiness, and you’ll be smacking your lips in satisfaction. I’ve been...

Authentic Buffalo Wings are a Classic Party Food

Authentic Buffalo Wings are a Classic Party Food

With summer upon us and the basketball finals in full swing, what better food to lay on the grill than Buffalo Wings? Lucky for you all, fellow BBQ-er Bryan Amorese shared his real "Buffalo" style recipe with me. Growing up an hour from Buffalo, he's had a fondness...

Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers

Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers

This recipe is a derivation from Mastering the Grill: The Owners Manual for Outdoor Cooking and also the blog “A Good Appetite”. There are many recipes for the peanut sauce that makes up chicken satay on the internet, but what I like about this one is that it is...

Jamaican Jerk Spatchcocked Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Spatchcocked Chicken

If you want to try a Jamaican Jerk Rub recipe from scratch that will blow your mind, then listen up! This post is for you! I discovered Jamaican food when I first moved to the greater Miami area back in 2008 and was mesmerized by melting pot of flavors of this area!...

Super Bowl Recipes!!!

Super Bowl Recipes!!!

Well folks, it's that time of year again. Time to gorge yourself on fritos, queso dip and beer. Why not elevate your "game" a bit and try these recipes? While all of these recipes were originally made on the grill, they can easily be made in the oven. I realize that...

Grill Review: The Charbroil Big Easy

Grill Review: The Charbroil Big Easy

    The Charbroil Big Easy is like a Hybrid Grill- it does a little bit of everything! It is a smoker, roaster and grill all wrapped into one grill. I've gotten mine put together finally and I've used it three times so far so I feel I can give it an accurate...

Stuffed Mojo Criollo Chicken with Grilled Baby Artichokes

Stuffed Mojo Criollo Chicken with Grilled Baby Artichokes

The past 3 months of my life have not been kind on my figure. The wedding, honeymoon in Argentina (beef and grill capital!) then followed by the Holidays have left me feeling rather "Muffin-top" -ish. You all saw that I made Candied Bacon Cupcakes over the Holidays!...

4 Ingredient Challenge: Thanksgiving Dinner On The Grill

Hey folks, this is the first official blog post I am making as a married woman. That's right, I got myself hitched and I am officially Mrs. Robyn Medlin Lindars and Scott is Mr. "Grill Guy". I will have a blog post about this but I wanted to let You All know. 🙂 This...

Authentic Jerk BBQ Rub Recipe

Authentic Jerk BBQ Rub Recipe

  I took the Florida BBQ Association Judging class a while back and had the pleasure of befriending Ricky Ginsburg, acting treasurer of the Florida BBQ Association at the Time. Ricky has graciously shared his AUTHENTIC, yes, AUTHENTIC Jerk Seasoning Recipe with...

Take Your Grill to Work Part 2: Chicken and Beef Satay

Take Your Grill to Work Part 2: Chicken and Beef Satay

Here's part 2 of "Taking your grill to work" with Jeff Deverter  including everything you need to make chicken and beef satay but first, a quick video.   Now for those recipes... Did you enjoy this chicken and beef satay? Check out...

Grilling at Work Series: Part One featuring Jeff Deverter

Grilling at Work Series: Part One featuring Jeff Deverter

Being GrillGirl has its perks. I get to meet lots of nice people all with one passion: GRILLING! Jeff Deverter is a grilling enthusiast I met via my blog and we share grilling adventures with each other. You can check out his adventures here:...

Quick and Easy: Grilled Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Quick and Easy: Grilled Buffalo Chicken Sliders

For weeknight meals, I'm always searching for something fun and creative to make but without a lot of prep and cook time. Many of you know I spend a lot of time commuting from work so weekday lengthy recipes don't work for me because we don't like to eat at 10 o'...

Chipotle Sriracha Buffalo Wings

Chipotle Sriracha Buffalo Wings

This is a fun and easy thing to serve when you are having people over as these are universally likeable and easy to make and serve. So far I’ve made these 3 times and everyone has liked both the flavor and the heat level of the sauce. Served with blue cheese sauce,...

Grilled Jerk Cornish Game Hens

Grilled Jerk Cornish Game Hens

Cornish game hen sounds kind of fancy, like something you might serve at a dinner party, but really they are essentially mini-chickens. They are smaller and have a richer flavor with a higher fat content than chicken, comparable to the dark meat you find in chicken....

Grilled Oysters with Jalapeno Butter Sauce

Grilled Oysters with Jalapeno Butter Sauce

There's not too much to grilling oysters, and thank God for that. I like to leave the high maintenance stuff to other people (!!!)   https://grillgirl.com/2012/03/perlas-seafood-and-oyster-bar-an-oasis-in-the-heart-of-austin/...

Healthy Fried Chicken (super easy recipe!!)

Healthy Fried Chicken (super easy recipe!!)

Healthy Fried Chicken? That's an oxymoron, like jumbo shrimp or skinny cooks. 🙂 (or at least Paula Deen says it is not possible to be skinny and a good cook).... Anyway, Fried Chicken is a comfort food that is wonderful, especially when other people make it. I...

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