Take Out Style Rotisserie Chicken

Rotisserie chicken
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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 65 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
224 Calories
12g Fat
7g Carbs
22g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 224
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 842mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Protein 22g
Calcium 17mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Love that rotisserie chicken you get at the store? Well, this is even better because you make it fresh, season it to your liking, and you get to watch it cook. Maybe we should call it "Better Than Take Out Style Rotisserie Chicken."


  • 1 whole fryer chicken
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Clean and prepare chicken for rotisserie

  3. Combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Mix until honey is completely melted and mixture is smooth.

  4. Remove from heat and cool for 10 minutes.

  5. Baste chicken with sauce and place on rotisserie on preheated grill.

  6. Cook for about 45 to 50 minutes at a temperature around 400 F, basting occasionally with sauce.

  7. When done (internal temperature of 165 F), remove from grill and wrap tightly in foil. Let sit for about 15 minutes.

  8. Then carve, serve, and enjoy!