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Discussion in 'Poultry' started by motorhedd, Aug 22, 2008.
My first beercan(cokecan)chix
let ya know how they come out
Lookin great so far!!
Love your barn.
Excellent work so far...more pics.....more pics of the Barn too!!!
nice job on the birds!I also like old buildings
Nice yard birds!!
OK,company came and bird 1 flew the coop but got this one before they got it...
...brined em for 6 hours and did a simple brown sugar and cinnamon rub with apple cider in the can for 1 and a lemon pepper rub with lemon juice in the can for the 2nd one.used cherry for the smoking and wow!
For sure a fan of brining now!
Thanx for looking and in the future will do a few pix on the farm.It was a working dairy up until 4 years ago now just hay.
You said that you brined the chix first.. what exactly did you brine them in? Was it just a salt water solution or what? I have nver used the brining method , was just curious..
1 gal water,i cup of kosher salt,lemon juce,pepper,garlic for 6 hours....you wont be sorry
PS on the left side Jeff has a good how to on brining cheers
Ya makin me miss my birds. Couple years ago we had a nice flock oh hens and ond old BA roosetr. Moved into the fancy neighboorhood and had to find new famalies fer them, I sure do miss getting the eggs from the hen house each day, Lef me see I can get apic on here before I become toast. Little whiskey and ambeince and my fingers are not going where I want,, Here is one of out Rooster,
This be SPIKE.
Me with another female and I cant remember her name!!!
Spike is KING of the roost lol good lookin bird!
He was good lookin fer sure, but a PIA he coulde be, Not very people friendly like the ladies.
That is a good recipe.
hey motorhedd- i like that charcoal basket. kinda in the market for one, and we have the same smoker. u buy it somewhere or make it yerself?
That my friend is a charbroil veggie basket that i got at lowes.I snipped the ends,added the stainless n/b/w and voila charcoal basket!Can,t take the credit tho....found it on the forums.The credit goes to Bishop916 the thread is here: http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/for...t=21614&page=2
Hope that helps ya!
I have used a really similar brine on chicken parts with great success, how ever, I never brine my birds simply cause we have been real happy with beercan style results, but tomorrow, I am gonna do 4 beerbuttbirds with your brine!!!
Thanx Steve,I was surprised at the results.Had been doing alot of reading on it and took the plunge!BTW did I mention I was jealous of yer pile of "mystery" wood LOL
Lemme know how yer chix come out!PS The lemon juice is 1 cup...fergot to mention that
Thanks If somebody just tells me what that wood is, I'd believe em--LOL
1 cup of LJ-got it!
Looks great MH. I'm going to try brining the bird next time. Just a suggestion for you, next time plug the hole on top of the bird with a potato, onion, jalapeno or something to keep the steam inside the bird.