Smoked Chicken with Chimichurri

Dennis The Prescott


Smoked Chicken with Chimichurri

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Hickory

Smoked paprika chicken legs, finished with an herby, spicy chimichurri sauce is a great way to liven up your chicken routine with savory flavor.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

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  • 6 Chicken, Legs

  • 6.8 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 Tablespoon paprika

  • 1 Tablespoon Corriander Seeds, crushed in a mortar and pestle

  • lime zest

  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt

  • 1 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 Cup fresh parsley

  • 1 Cup cilantro leaves

  • 1 Jalapeno, halved and seeds removed

  • 2 Medium Onion, spanish, finely diced

  • 3 Clove garlic clove

  • 3 Tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar

Steps

  • 1

    In a large bowl, massage the chicken legs with the olive oil, paprika, coriander, lime zest, salt, and pepper. For maximum delicious, cover and marinade in the fridge overnight.
    Ingredients
    • 6 Chicken, Legs

    • 2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

    • 1 Tablespoon paprika

    • 1 Tablespoon Corriander Seeds, crushed in a mortar and pestle

    • lime zest

    • 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt

    • 1 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to High and preheat lid closed, for 15 minutes.
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  • 3

    Put the chicken directly on the grill grate, skin side up. Cook for 40-45 minutes or until chicken reads 165℉ on an instant-read thermometer.
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  • 4

    *Note: This chimichurri recipe makes extra leftover goodness perfect for grilled steak, fish, sandwiches, you name it. To make the Chimichurri: Combine all ingredients in the base of a food processor and pulse until smooth & creamy.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Cup fresh parsley

    • 1 Cup cilantro leaves

    • 1 Jalapeno, halved and seeds removed

    • 2 Medium Onion, spanish, finely diced

    • 3 Clove garlic clove

    • 3 Tablespoon lime juice

    • 2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar

    • Cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 5

    Serve grilled chicken legs with the chimichurri, an extra squeeze of fresh lime juice and your favorite side dish. Enjoy! Click to learn more about Pro Team member Chef Dennis The Prescott. Check out more of his recipes and photos on his Instagram @DennisThePrescott.

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