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Marinated Grilled Chicken Legs


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    Chicken Legs: 12-14
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    Orange Juice: 4 cups
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    Soy Sauce: 1/2 cup
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    Oranges: 2 for squeezed
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    Sazon: to taste
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    Char-Griller Grills Lemon Pepper Seasoning: to taste
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    Char-Griller Grills Pan

Char-Griller Ambassador James Llorens of Certified Creole BBQ shares his classic Marinated Grilled Chicken Legs recipe. A proper 12-24 resting period during your marinade preparations is key to mastering this recipe. 


Marinade Prep

  • Rinse the chicken in cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Place the chicken in the Char-Griller Pan.
  • Pour the orange juice, soy sauce, sazon, adobo and squeezed oranges in a bowl and stir thoroughly.
  • Drip the marinade combination over the chicken and cover with foil.
  • Place in the fridge for 12-24 hours for resting. Orange Akorn Jr. Grilling.

Cooking Directions

  • Fire up your Char-Griller Grill Akorn Jr to temperature 300°-400°.
  • Place the chicken legs in the Char-Griller Grills Akorn Jr. and sprinkle with lemon Pepper seasoning to taste.
  • Grill to internal temperature 203°, takes about 30 minutes. Tip: remember to use your Char-Griller Grills folding probe to take the guess work out your cooking.
  • Glaze the Ribs on the meat side and smoke for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the Akrorn Jr and enjoy them right off the grill!


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