Lino's Grilled Chicken with Roasted Garlic & Herb Sauce
1 - 2 Heads of Garlic cut in half
Whole Sprigs Fresh Thyme
2 Lemons Juiced
1 Lemon cut in half
Whole Chicken in pieces
1 cup Fresh Chopped Parsley
Salt & Pepper
Roasted Garlic & Herb Sauce
Place garlic halves on a sheet of foil along with 2 sprigs of fresh thyme.
Drizzle with olive oil and salt lightly. Wrap foil to form a sealed packet. Roast in oven about 30 minutes.
When garlic has cooled slightly squeeze out the cloves into a food processor. Add ½ cup olive oil, juice of 2 lemons, ½ cup chopped fresh parsley, and leaves from 6 sprigs of thyme. Puree everything until smooth .
Toss chicken pieces with olive oil , salt and pepper. On a hot grill place chicken skin side down. Grill about 20 minutes turn and baste with garlic herb sauce. Continue cooking until chicken is brown, another 15 to 20 minutes ( 160 degrees).
Place lemon halves on grill cut sides down, just until hot and lightly marked.
Remove chicken from grill to a large bowl or deep platter. Toss chicken with the remaining garlic and herb sauce. Squeeze the grilled lemons evenly over the chicken and serve.