Friday, August 1, 2014

Grilled Chicken a la Virginia

As of lately I have become quite the frequent flier, and it is often to places I'd rather not be, but this time it worked out in my favor. I had to fly to Norfolk for a meeting and took advantage of the opportunity to spend a little time with my mom, brother, and his family. It has been a while since we last saw each other, and they just recently bought a home in the area so it was great to spend some time with them and catch up. My brother got a Chargriller Akorn last year and I have been interested in how it performed as a grill in comparison to other kamodo style grills. 

As soon as he opened it I was impressed. He was using natural lump charcoal and it came up to temp rather quickly and maintained a consistent temp throughout the cook.  The chicken he grilled came out amazing. I was a little worried at first cause grilled chicken can often get over cooked, but as soon as I cut into it and juices rolled out onto my plate I was excited. The taste was just as amazing, and paired with green beans and cheese potatoes this was a fantastic dinner.  Often I am relegated to airport food or fast food on these short trips, so to be treated to such an amazing meal and spend time with family made this trip worthwhile.  Now as I sit in yet another airport, I am wishing I had another piece of that chicken....

Yes Jason .... You made the blog....