This delicious recipe for Applewood-Rubbed Grilled Chicken Under A Brick pairs perfectly with Family Ranch 2019 Cabernet Franc.




  • 1 Whole chicken (4 to 5 pounds), butterflied
  • 2 Tablespoon(s) Olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup(s) McCormick® Grill Mates® Applewood Rub


1. Brush skin-side of chicken with oil. Rub Applewood Rub evenly over chicken.

2. Place chicken, skin-side down on grill over medium heat. Place foil-wrapped brick on top of chicken.

3. Grill 10 to 15 minutes. Remove brick using tongs; turn chicken and place brick back on top. Grill 10 to 15 minutes longer or until cooked through (internal temperature reaches 165°F in the thigh).

*Recipe and Photo Courtesy of McCormick & Company, Inc.