Make Spatchcock Chicken On a Campfire

Cook Out with Chef Maria Hines: Spatchcock Chicken

Put together a complete hen at camp and cook dinner it evenly over a campfire. On this video, big-wall climber and James Beard Award-winner Chef Maria Hines reveals us the way to spatchcock a hen, create divine flavors and cook dinner it over a stay hearth.

Bounce forward:

  • Spatchcocking a hen at camp
  • Marinating a hen at camp
  • Cooking a hen at camp
  • Cooking asparagus at camp
  • Carving a hen at camp


This yields sufficient for two–3 hungry hikers.


  • 1 entire hen 
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 12 sprigs Italian flat-leaf parsley, chopped


  • 1 bunch asparagus 
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • Pinches of salt and pepper
Cook Out with Chef Maria Hines: Spatchcock Chicken


Spatchcock the hen with poultry shears. Flatten the fowl by flipping it skin-side up and urgent down on the breast bone. Marinate in olive oil, juice from half a lemon and salt and pepper. Season with salt, pepper, chili powder and cumin.

Whereas the hen marinates, lower (or snap) the woody stems off the asparagus stalks. Toss asparagus with olive oil, lemon juice and salt and pepper.

Lay the hen on the hearth grate, breast- or skin-side down for 10 minutes, rotating often. Flip hen over and canopy with a lid or overturned sauté pan. Let cook dinner till it reaches temperature (165°F) or about half-hour. Take away from grill and let relaxation for 10 minutes.

Grill asparagus perpendicular on the grill grate till cooked by way of, about 58 minutes. Take away from grill and drizzle with half a lemon.

Carve the hen. Garnish with salt, parsley and contemporary lemon juice. Serve hen and asparagus collectively.

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