Honey Barbecued Chicken

By angelacrist      

February 13, 2015

Try this mouth-watering chicken that will have you come back for seconds.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 3 hrs 45 mins
  • Yields: 8 Servings


1In bowl, combine honey, vinegar, curry powder and tarragon.

2Remove grids from barbecue.

3Place one or two shallow drip pans - filled with water or stock (you can also add a splash of white wine on the lava rocks.

4Preheat barbecue to high setting. Arrange chickens on spit, making sure they are evenly balanced.

5Brush with honey basting sauce and install rotisserie on barbecue with drip pans directly underneath.

6Barbecue at high setting for 5 minutes.

7Reduce heat to medium and roast chickens, with lid down, for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours, basting every 30 minutes with sauce, until thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh registers 185'F.

8Remove from barbecue, season with salt and pepper, and tent with foil.

9Let stand 10 minutes before carving.


6 tb Honey, 8 tb if necessary

3 tb Tarragon or white wine


1 ts Curry powder

1 ts Dried tarragon

2 x Chickens, each 3 lbs

Salt and pepper