Spatchcock chicken is the secret to crispy, juicy chicken. This method of cutting and flattening the bird yields evenly cooked meat and a beautiful presentation. Plus, spatchcocking is quick, easy, and can be done using a basic kitchen knife or a pair of kitchen shears.
We’ve rounded up 16 of the best spatchcock chicken recipes that will level up your dinner game. From herb- and spice-rubbed spatchcocks to spatchcocks with a sweet-and-spicy glaze, you’ll be sure to find a recipe in this list that will become your new favorite way to cook chicken.
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This Spatchcock Chicken is the most delicious and juicy roast chicken you'll ever taste! The spatchcock method allows the chicken to cook faster, more evenly and results in crispier skin. You'll never want to make roast chicken another way!
Removing a chicken's backbone—a technique called spatchcocking —ensures juicy meat and golden crisp skin in less time than roasting a whole bird. Although it does require some simple knife skills, it's the best and fastest way to roast a chicken. Plus, you can save the backbone to make a great chick...
Quick to prep, incredibly juicy, and loved by all, this grilled spatchcock chicken with lemon and oregano is a summer time staple! Serve with grilled asparagus and lemon orzo for an easy, flavorful dinner the entire family will love!
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Easy Chicken Recipes
Spatchcock Chicken with Garlic and Herbs
This really is the best spatchcock chicken recipe, and it's my favorite way to prepare a succulent roast chicken. Loaded with garlic and herbs, this flavorful dish is perfect for entertaining and is sure to impress your guests!
In this whole grilled chicken recipe, the backbone is removed and the chicken is flattened then grilled under the weight of 2 bricks--which enables it to cook quickly and evenly. The homemade rub recipe makes enough to prepare 2 pounds of boneless chicken or 4 pounds of bone-in chicken, but you can ...
This delectable herb-infused spatchcocked chicken feast recipe combines a mix of fresh herbs and olive oil for a moist, flavorful roast chicken with perfectly seasoned baby potatoes and carrots. The ideal one-pan meal for stress-free home cooking.
This Spatchcock Chicken recipe is our favorite way to roast a whole chicken. Every part of the roasted chicken turns out juicy and so flavorful with that garlic herb butter. This one pan chicken dinner is easy and so delicious!
This roasted apple cider spatchcock chicken is the perfect fall meal. Covered in warm fall spices, this chicken is spatchcocked for quicker, more even roasting and is finished with a delicious apple cider gravy.
Get your taste buds ready for the ultimate sheet pan supper! Our Spatchcock Chicken Sheet Pan Supper is a delicious and easy-to-make meal that is sure to become a new family favorite. Juicy spatchcock chicken is cooked with a mix of vegetables and potatoes, making it a complete meal that will satisf...