BBQ Pitmaster Chris Lilly shares favorite grilling hacks

JACKSON, Tenn. — A favorite Summer destination for many families is their own backyard, making memories during cookouts and other outdoor activities.

We spoke with pitmaster Chris Lilly, a world-renown BBQ Hall of Famer, who shared some tips and tricks when it comes to grilling out.

Lilly began with a grilling demonstration of butterflied whole chicken, which he says is one of the most economical cuts of chicken at the grocery store.

“So what I did is I pushed my Kingsford Charcoal over to one side of the grill, and I can get a beautiful charred live fire grill flavor on my bird,” Lilly said.

Lilly displayed some of his favorite grilling hacks, including scoring the chicken skin with a sharp knife, allowing the flavor to seep through to the bone.

He also shared some of his favorite essential ingredients for flavor, such as brown sugar and Korean chili paste.

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