La Caja China Chicken Recipe


Welcome to the savory world of La Caja China chicken! Indulge in the unparalleled experience of preparing and relishing succulent, tender chicken that's been meticulously cooked to perfection. La Caja China, renowned for its innovative roasting technique, presents an enticing array of recipes and methods to elevate your chicken dishes to new heights of flavor and juiciness. Whether you're a culinary enthusiast or a seasoned chef, join us on a culinary journey where simplicity meets gourmet excellence, and every bite is a celebration of taste and tradition. Unlock the secrets to achieving mouthwatering results with our comprehensive guide to La Caja China chicken, and prepare to delight your senses with every delectable bite.







up to 10 whole chickens

Model#1 and Model#2
up to 18 whole chickens

Drip Tray

1 gallon water

1 cup beer or wine

1 cup of La Caja China Cuban Style Adobo Criollo

1 cup sour orange juice **
1 tablespoon oregano
1 tablespoon bay leaves
1 garlic bulb1 teaspoon cumin
3 teaspoon salt
4 oz. of water
4 oz. Pineapple juice (optional) secret ingredient in our Mojo Criollo

** You can replace the sour orange juice with the following mix;
6 oz. orange juice
2 oz. lemon juice


  1. Apply the La Caja China Cuban Style Mojo Marinating Sauce and La Caja China Cuban Style Adobo Criollo dry rub to the meat. Marinate for a minimum of 12 hours.
  2. Secure the chickens (Breast Down) between the meat racks, using the 4 S-Hooks, and place it on the drip tray. Next, add a gallon of water to the drip tray. For extra flavor, you can add beer, wine, and spices to the water; I personally like to add a cup of our La Caja China Mojo Criollo.

    Weekender: up to 10 whole chickens
    Model#1 Box: up to 18 whole chickens
    Model#2 Box: up to 18 whole chickens
  3. Place drip tray inside the box, cover the box with the ash pan and grid, add charcoal and light; once lit (20 - 25 minutes), spread the charcoal evenly over the charcoal grid; Cooking time starts now.

    Weekender: 10 lbs. of charcoal
    Model#1 Box: 16 lbs. of charcoal
    Model#2 Box: 18 lbs. of charcoal
  4. After 1 hour: Remove the ash pan. Place it on top of the wire rack or tube handles.
    Flip the turkey over (breast up). Attach probe from the meat thermometer on the thigh.
  5. Now cover the box again and add more charcoal every hour until you reach 175 F on the wired meat thermometer.

    Weekender: 5 lbs. of charcoal
    Model#1 Box: 8 lbs. of charcoal
    Model#2 Box: 9 lbs. of charcoal

    IMPORTANT: Do not open the box until you reach the desired temperature.


La Caja China offers the best China Box pig roaster in the market. They are easy to use and perfect for any event or party. With these easy steps, you will have a great time roasting your pig!