Lebanese Farrouj Mashwi (Grilled Chicken / Zahleh style) Recipe


6 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
1 broiling chicken – (3 1/2 to 4 lbs)


Grind garlic to paste in mortar or small food processor. Work in salt, olive oil and lemon to create mayonnaise-like consistency.

Cut chicken into 6 to 8 pieces, slashing each piece (except wings) to the bone 2 to 3 times against grain of meat. Rub pieces with sauce, cover and refrigerate 1 to 3 hours. Grill chicken pieces over medium heat until juices run clear, 10 to 12 minutes per side.

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