...however! I bought us a rotisserie by Cuisinart after witnessing Link's daycare teacher throwing down a roast on one. Once she explained how easy it was to use, plus the healthier eating aspect of it, I was sold!!
Fast forward to tonight and I gave hubby a choice (silly me) of either chicken or roast beef, and he chose the chicken.
So after cleaning the chicken, I brined it (my first time ever brining anything). Are you like me? Brining means submerging the entire chicken in 8 cups of a water & salt solution for 3 1/2 hours.
Then while it brined I created my own marinade of: salt, pepper, fresh garlic, onion powder, paprika, rosemary, fresh thyme, lemon zest, honey, and extra virgin olive oil. When the brine time was over I threw the whole chicken in a gallon ziploc with the marinade to sit overnight. Tomorrow I'll be trussing my first chicken (that should be interesting to tie up a chicken)!
|Here's my bird all trussed up and no where to go but in the rotisserie|
|Here it is with all its lady parts showing|
|Spin Rotisserie Spin|
|Golden brown to perfection!! I literally put it in for an hour and 15 minutes and walked away! Delicious and juicy! I will never cook a chicken in my oven again!!!|