Skip Nav
Crock-Pot Chocolate-Nut Clusters
Edible Gifts
The Dessert You Never Knew Your Crock-Pot Could Make
Watermelon Rose Sangria Recipe
Vibrantly Sip Summer With a Watermelon Sangria
45 Summer Dinners to Make Before the Season Ends

Guy Fieri's Grilled Chicken Tips

Guy Fieri's Secrets For the Best-Ever Grilled Chicken

Guy Fieri is all about his grill, especially when it's for Summer staples like corn, breakfast sausage, and definitely chicken. I recently asked him his favorite way to grill chicken and he responded:

"I like to get the grill nice and hot and cook chicken al mattone, where you press the bird under a brick. First you spatchcock a whole chicken, season it, then get the skin pressed nicely onto the grill for a crisp outside. The brick flattens out the chicken so it cooks evenly before transferring it to the oven for a few minutes. If you happen to have leftovers, it's a great alternative to a regular roasted chicken and you can repurpose throughout the rest of the week."

Having cooked chicken with a brick, I can attest to its greatness. Like Guy says, the brick simultaneously flattens the chicken and causes it to sear really nicely. Just be sure to cover the brick with a few sheets of heavy-duty foil and use a thick glove to remove it from the chicken (the brick will retain a lot of heat from the grill, and you don't want to burn yourself). If you find yourself needing more inspiration, check out these recipes made with leftover chicken.

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Anna Monette Roberts
From Our Partners
Swimsuits on Sale 2018
Bestselling Maxi Dress on Amazon
Kim Kardashian Pink Chanel Bodysuit
Kylie Jenner's Green Heels August 2018
DIY Loaded-Up Fry Bar
Pool Floats For Pregnant Women
Ina Garten Shares How to Cut Corn on the Cob
Tracee Ellis Ross's White Boots 2018
Flare Jeans 2018 Trend
Justin Bieber Hailey Baldwin Matching Shoes and Socks 2018
Nike Glitter Sneakers Off-White Queen Collection
Jennifer Lopez White Bodysuit and Pink Pants in Italy 2018
From Our Partners
Latest Recipes, Menus, Food & Wine
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds