KFC Roasted Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

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Note: This recipe was developed using the Char-Broil Big Easy Oil-Less Fryer. If you are cooking using the Char-Broil Smoker-Roaster Grill you should cook with the lid open and the temperature set to High. You might also need to adjust the cooking time.

Wow, such great flavor in every bite! The seasoning on the chicken I roasted in the Big Easy was fantastic, nicely herby. It’s a copycat of the roasted chicken Kentucky Fried Chicken used to have on the menu years ago. KFC dropped the idea, but now you can have that great taste at home. I believe KFC removed the skin from the chicken. I’ll leave the decision to do that or not to you.


I admit, I’m often pretty heavy-handed with seasonings, especially when it comes to chicken. I find that chicken needs all the flavor help it can get. This KFC roasted chicken seasoning clone is so good I put on a little extra. It would also be fantastic on a turkey cooked in the Char-Broil Big Easy.

KFC came out with roasted chicken to compete with Boston Market. Check out my copycats of Boston Market’s Tuscan herb chicken and Famous Dave’s Roasted chicken, also made on the Char-Broil Big Easy.

Love your Big Easy as much I love mine? Check out my Big Easy Add-Ons page and my free Big Easy eCookbook!

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KFC Roasted Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Wow, such great flavor in every bite! The seasoning on the chicken was fantastic, nicely herby. It’s a copycat of the roasted chicken Kentucky Fried Chicken used to have on the menu years ago. 
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword Big Easy, Char-Broil, chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 259kcal
Author Mike


  • 4 chicken breasts bone-in split, or whatever cuts you prefer

For the spice mix


  • Fire up your Big Easy.
  • Rinse the chicken and pat dry.
  • Combine the spice mix ingredients.
  • Apply the seasoning and transfer the chicken to the Big Easy basket.
  • Cook for approximately 20 minutes per pound or until it reaches 165 F as checked in several places.
  • Remove and let rest 10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 553mg | Potassium: 844mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 83IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

4 thoughts on “KFC Roasted Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy”

  1. Hi there. I enjoy your site and trying your recipes. I recently printed your KFC recipe and I am confused. Step 6 says to brush with ‘the sauce’ but not sure what sauce you mean. There is no sauce in the recipe. Am I missing something?

    1. Oh my goodness! How’d that get in there? I’m so sorry. I deleted the step you referenced, I must have copy-and-pasted from another Big Easy recipe and completely missed that.

      My apologies.

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