How to BBQ a chicken: Top cooking tips

A chicken drumstick, thigh or kebab on the barbecue is always a winner but sometimes when we’re out in the garden enjoying a drink or two with friends our normal kitchen common sense goes out the window. Here’s how to prepare and cook chicken on the barbecue safelyto avoid any possible tummy upsets. By Nichola Palmer, goodtoknow recipes editor

Learn how to BBQ a chicken the right way with our top 10 cooking tips. Our tips will make sure youre chicken is cooked to perfection, in the safest way possible and you of course have fun in the process.

A chicken drumstick, thigh or kebab on the barbecue is always a winner but sometimes when we’re out in the garden enjoying a drink or two with friends our normal kitchen common sense goes out the window.

Our top 10 tips for cooking chicken on the BBQ are sure to help you out. From defrosting chicken thoroughly before cooking to the right time to apply your marinade, this handy guide is all about safety.

Here are our 10 top tips for barbecuing chicken safely to avoid any possible tummy upsets…