June 2 offers another reason to enjoy national food, when the calendar indicates National Rotisserie Chicken Day. Americans adore this dish and are delighted if it is basted in their favorite sauce.
Chicken has been cooked over open fires since the XIV century. Roasting mechanisms were far from perfect, and meat was turned over manually. Invention of grills facilitated cooking and contributed to the spread of its popularity. Ready-made rotisserie chicken appeared in supermarkets in the middle of the last century. The holiday was invented by Boston Market Restaurants in 2015, as a tribute to the classic recipe.
Rotisserie Chicken is cooked over a low heat; it helps to preserve the taste and juiciness.
- The dish is known as tandoori chicken In India.
- 600 million rotisserie chickens are sold in the USA every year. The product is present on shelves of large, medium, and small grocery stores.
- Its shelf life in the refrigerator is 3-4 days (with a temperature not exceeding 4 degrees Celsius).
It is a dietary product often included in low-carbohydrate diets.
How to take part
Buy rotisserie chicken for family dinner or arrange lunch in your office. Buy a grill and organize a picnic in your backyard with invited guests. It’s simple and fun. Use an unusual recipe, and share a photo of the result.
Rotisserie chicken is nutritious, affordable, and a healthy substitute for burgers and nuggets. This dish saves you money without sacrificing delicious food rich in nutrients.
When is National Rotisserie Chicken Day celebrated in 2024?
National Rotisserie Chicken Day is observed on June 2 each year.