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Spicy Brined Spit Roast Chicken Braai Recipe with Coriander & Jalapeño Stuffing

A Spit Roast Chicken Braai recipe spruced up with a spicy brine and a coriander and jalapeño stuffing to leave you gasping for more.

If you have the time to apply yourself to making an incredible chicken braai then this is a recipe for you. Everything from brining the chicken to preparing the stuffing and the rub is in here.

If you don’t have all the ingredients on hand use what you have and see what you come up with.

While you are at it you might want to spit roast your veg too!

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Spicy Brined Spit Roast Chicken Braai Recipe with Coriander & Jalapeño Stuffing | Aussie Griller

Serving: 4-6 | Prep: 20 min | Cooking: 60 min

Whole Chicken 1
For The Brine
Green Chillies 4
Garlic Clove 1
Onion 1
Black Pepper
For The Rub
Olive Oil 1 tablespoon
Red Chillies 2
Cumin 1 tablespoon
Onion Powder 2 tablespoons
Garlic Powder 1 tablespoon
For The Stuffing
Stale Bread 2
Red Pepper 1/4
Tomato 1/2
Pickled Jalapeños 2 tablespoons
Jalapeño Juice
Unsalted Butter

For the Brine
1 . You are going to need to soak the chicken for 5 hours in brine so leave yourself enough time
2 . Place the brine ingredients, the green chillies, garlic clove & onion in a blender and blitz
3 . Using enough fridge temperature water in a bowl to cover the chicken add two tablespoons of salt & sugar for every liter of water.
4 . Stir in the blended paste ingredients
5 . Make sure the salt & sugar is dissolved
6 . Add the chicken and keep in the fridge to brine

For the Stuffing
1 . Blitz the bread & the coriander
2 . Finely chop up red pepper, tomato (de-seed), onion, jalapeños and add the to the breadcrumbs
3 . Mix it all together
4 . Add a little bit of the jalapeño juice to make a little paste

For the Rub
1 . Blitz the rub ingredients, red chillies, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, coriander and a little salt

Back to the Chicken
1 . Insert the stuffing into the cavity and add a little bit of butter
2 . Apply the rub to the chicken
3 . Mount it on the spit, locking it in place
4 . Cook on the braai until done

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