Vietnamese Style Chicken
Love Asian inspired BBQ recipes? This will leave you wanting more. This recipe is super quick to prepare and then you just leave your grill or smoker to do the rest!
2 whole chickens, halved
1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup fish sauce
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
2 tbs grated fresh ginger
5 tsp sambal oelek
3 limes, juiced
2 limes, zest
7 medium cloves garlic, minced
4 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro
4 tbsp. chopped lemongrass
2 Fresno chili peppers, sliced
2 Thai chili peppers
4 tbsp. olive oil
Limes and cilantro, for garnish
Mix all marinade ingredients (except lime juice) and add to large plastic sealable bags with chicken to marinate overnight.
Add lime juice 2 - 3 hours prior to cooking.
Light Pit Barrel® according to instructions.
Hang chicken halves until the internal temperature reaches 165°.
Remove from Pit Barrel® and garnish with lime wedges and fresh chopped cilantro.
Desired Temp: 165º