BBQed Chicken with Qview

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by danbury, May 29, 2008.

  1. danbury

    danbury Smoking Fanatic

    Just finished up a bunch of chicken thighs and some breasts. I prefer the thighs any day over breasts, but the other part of the family sticks to the white meat.

    Skin was peeled back, but not taken off. Pieces were turned meat side down in a big pan with generic Zesty Italian dressing for 3 hours, turned once half way through. Just before putting on UDS, I sprinkled a little salt and pepper on the meat and then pulled the skin back over. Placed in pit skin side down for the first half of cooking, then turned for the second half. Took about 2.5 hours at 300 degrees. Sauce was put on about 20 minutes before I took out of pit.

    Sauce was my modified Memphis style where I backed off the cider vinegar a little bit and added honey. Wife likes the sweet stuff.

  2. gobbledot

    gobbledot Meat Mopper

    Great job danbury... [​IMG] I am going to have to try some myself. Hope they turn out as nice as yours looks....
  3. blacklab

    blacklab Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Very nice! I'm with ya on liking thighs over breast. Just as long as we are still talking about birds [​IMG]
  4. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Awesome looking smoke, that color on those chix pieces look really great! [​IMG]
  5. seboke

    seboke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good lookin bird parts danbury! Love the color also!
  6. danbury

    danbury Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks all...
  7. smokin out the neighbors

    smokin out the neighbors Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Great looking bird. I'm with you on the thighs. I'd prefer a smoked leg quarter to white meat any day.
  8. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Good lookin bird! Nice work, fine color.
  9. Great job with the chicken danbury,it looks mighty moist.[​IMG]
  10. davy

    davy Fire Starter

    [​IMG] great look chix!!! yup,, atleast on poultry the thighs win here!
  11. 7outof10

    7outof10 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    i know im different but i like the white meat ....but dark is still good to
  12. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Me too, always have. Breasts are too touchy unless you use bone in with the skin.

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