Chicken leq quarters with Qview

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by wlkwichita, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. I bought a ten pound bag of leq quarters and went to work, No brine... after washing the meat I applied a thin coat of EVOO and a light dusting of basic poultry seasoning. I smoked them over apple and pecan at 260-270F. When the meat temp hit 170 I cranked up the heatt to 320F and crisped up the skin a bit.

     They were wonderful. The meat was brimming with juice. The light seasoning complimented the smoky flavor, without overpowering the meats flavor.

     Also included were veggies from the garden, picked less than an hour before dinner. I LOVE garden fresh sweet corn. Looks like there will be a bumper crop this year.

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    Last edited: Jul 18, 2010
  2. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks great nice job!!!!   That corn sure looks good too I love fresh corn on the cob
     
  3. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sounds and looks good!
     
  4. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That's a great job on the fowl, the corn looks awesome[​IMG]
     
  5. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Guest

    That looks like some great yard bird.
     
  6. ballagh

    ballagh Smoking Fanatic

    Throw that corn in the smoker.  It is amazing.  Peel back the husks, rub with melted butter salt and pepper, pull the husks back up and tie off the end.  Two hours in the smoke and it just melts in your mouth.  Picks up a nice smoke flavor.  I love putting green peppers in the smoker also and slice them for brats or burgers.  YUMMY
     
  7. tom37

    tom37 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks like a heck of a meal, nice work. Now I'm hungry!!!
     
  8. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    I love a good yardbird but sometimes a great veggie say's eat me. [​IMG]
     
  9. Hi, I am Sean,

    YOUR chicken looks amazing! I wanted to find out what type of smoker do you use?
     
     
  10. The smoker is a Smoke Hollow vertical propane smoker. Don't remember the model number, but it is the 38 inch model.
     
  11. roklimo

    roklimo Smoke Blower

    Great looking clucker.  Still a bargain and very tasty when properly prepared!
     
  12. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking meal... I love doing Leg Quarters,  they are my favorite part of the chicken...
     
  13. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Leg quarters are my personal fav.  That and some fresh sweet corn?  Mmmmm, nice looking meal
     
  14. I like your minimalist approach, as in the no brine and just EVOO and S & P  I want to start doing more of that. Getting the most out of the smoke. I find I'm working to please the masses and tend to forget  " I'm cooking " and if they dont like or appeciate it. Let them eat Arby's.
     
  15. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Those look great - I love chicken quarters
     
  16. great looking bird! that skin looks great, good color.
     

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