Quote Originally Posted by Merlin99 View Post
Going to take exception to this post, I microwave chicken for 5 minutes per pound before putting it on the grill. It keeps chicken moist while allowing it to cook all of the way through. Chicken cooked from raw on the grill tends to burn before it cooks through to the bone or else dries out when you cook to low.
Quote Originally Posted by Gilligan View Post
ahh..chicken..yes. I precook pork that way too sometimes. I think he was mainly referring to beef.
Actually, all meat for me. In regards to chicken, it's too fatty to cook low to the flame, makes a mess, so I cook it on the top rack with the cover closed,low to medium heat, a good 6" above the grill. Never burns, cooks thru, crispy skin.

The microwave is evil.