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Spatchcock Chicken

On the Corona Kettle

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A simple method for Spatchcock Chicken perfect for entry-level charcoal BBQ. Cooked on the Charmate Corona Kettle BBQ using Rum and Que Soft Coq Rub and Meat Juice, this easy recipe is a fool-proof method for delicious chicken.
Prep time
35 mins
Cook time
60 minutes (Approx)
Black Wattle Charcoal 4kg Bag
Cherry 7.5L Wood Chunks
Best cooked on
Corona Kettle BBQ


2 Spatchcock Chickens
Rum & Que Soft Coq Rub
Rum & Que Meat Juice

  1. Set up the Charmate Corona Ketlle for indirect cooking using Charmate Black Wattle Charcoal. Open the vents and aim for a temperature of 300-350°F.
  2. Prep the chicken by removing wing tips (optional) and cutting between the knuckle and leg bone. Flip it, cut through the breast, and remove any unwanted bits.
  3. Generously coat the chicken with Rum & Que Soft Coq Rub Let is sit for 25 minutes.
  4. Put the chicken in the Corona Kettle with legs facing the coals. Add a chunk of Charmate Cherry Wood directly over the charcoal. Cook until the chicken reaches the temperatures bolded below.
  5. Once the chicken reaches temperature, remove it and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Glaze with Rum & Que Meat Juice, carve and serve.

Chicken Breast: 165°F or higher
Chicken Legs & Wings: 185°F or higher