Italians Outdoor Kitchen - grilling II
Poultry are domestic fowls, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, or geese, raised for meat or eggs, and grilling poultry is a little different from grilling red meats. The smaller birds cuts of big birds may be charred over a high flame quickly to keep in the juices. They may be cooked over slower flame when seasoned with herbs to absorb the flavors of the herbs.
This is an easy way of cooking small birds such as Cornish hens or quail or small pieces of young larger birds. On the left is an example of a small grilled small bird and grilled vegetables. Big birds such as a turkey require slow and easy cooking. One of the more popular grilled items today is breast of chicken, and cooked properly they are fabulous. However, I have tasted some breast of chicken that was dry and tasteless; which is easily avoided. On the right is a sample a grilled breast of chicken and a grilled radicchio arugula and Boston lettuce salad with a lemon vinaigrette dressing. I have also had horribly limp grilled vegetables, which is from cutting the vegetables too thin. Check out our recipes at Food Wine Italian site on the Italian Grill page.
I chose this particular chicken recipe from Marcella Hazan’s Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking for our cooking Italy group, because for most of us, it’s time to light the grill, and because I wanted to challenge myself. Grilling chicken with bone and skin has … If you have those same fears, this is the dish to try, and you will be so pleasantly surprised as you impress new dinner guests with your amazing outdoor cooking abilities. At least, that’s how I think. And, as one …
Publish Date: 05/25/2010 10:49
Place chicken breasts in plastic container or leak-proof food storage bag with italian flavored marinade. Stir to coat and refrigerate until ready to grill. Preheat outdoor grill to high. Lightly grease grill. Place chicken breasts on …
Publish Date: 07/06/2011 11:56
The boys night cookout.
First time BBQ’ing seasoned quail on the charcoal bbq. Turned out amazing. Tasty and still quite juicy. The accompanied marinated chicken wings were good too.
There are four quick and easy installation components: one shank with handle, one grill divided in two half moons that, inserted in the central pinion, can r…