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Marinated Grilled Chicken
2 whole fresh chickens, 2 1/2 pounds (1,200 g ) each, cut into 6 pieces
6 cloves garlic, mashed
1 teaspoon (5 ml) salt (optional)freshly ground pepperpaprika
1 small onion, 4 ounces (120 g), cut in half and very thinly sliced
1/2 cup (120 ml) fresh orange juice
1 teaspoon (5 ml) grated orange zest
1/3 cup (9 g) minced flat-leaf parsley
3 tablespoons (45 ml) olive oil
1. Trim away any visible fat from the chicken; remove and discard the skin.
Rinse the chicken and pat dry with paper towels. Place the chicken pieces
in a nonreactive baking pan, sprinkle with the garlic, and toss to coat.
Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and a generous sprinkling of paprika.
2. Top with the onions.
3. Drizzle the orange juice over the chicken and sprinkle on the zest. Add
the parsley and toss again. Drizzle with olive oil and again toss to coat the
4. Cover and refrigerate the chicken overnight or for up to 24 hours.
5. Light a grill or preheat the broiler. Grill or broil the chicken for about 12
minutes per side, turning once, until juices run clear when the chicken flesh
is pierced with the tip of a sharp knife.
6. Serve the chicken hot off the grill or grill ahead and serve the chicken