Barbecued Chicken Italian Style
|Chicken halves||3 Pound (1 1/2 Kilogram, 4 Pieces)|
|Tomatoes||1⁄2 Pound, peeled and chopped (750 Gram)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), crushed|
|Ground bay leaves||1 Teaspoon|
|Grated parmesan cheese||3 Tablespoon|
|Crunchy coleslaw||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Saffron rice salad||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In a heavy pan place oil and heat over coals, add tomatoes, garlic, ground bay leaves, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper and cook, stirring and mashing, until tomatoes are pureed.
Fold in cheese and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes, then set pan aside.Brush chicken halves generously with tomato and cheese sauce, on all sides.
Place chicken on a grid over medium hot coals and cook for 30-35 minutes, basting with the sauce and turning two or three times.