Anguillan Roast Chicken

British West Indies

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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

A tiny island in the British West Indies, Anguilla is located a five-minute plane ride from St. Martin. Its long, low-lying profile inspired Columbus to call it Anguilla, which is the Spanish word for eel. In keeping with the island’s small scale, barbecue grills here are made not from fifty-gallon drums, but from empty propane tanks that are cut in half and propped up on spidery welded legs. The following recipe was inspired by a fine Anguillan cook, octogenarian Allyne Hazel Guichard, mot