Chicken wings a first q view

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by williamzanzinger, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. williamzanzinger

    williamzanzinger Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Nothing special again witht he photos. Its not often I remember my camera. I wanted to do a trial run with high heat. Still crisped them in the oven. I finished doing 50 racks of ribs in 2 doses yesterday. The hardest part is setting up the coals the way i was shown. Very tedious in 3's. Even loading the things with ribs is a frickin nightmare hee hee. But its great to be able to serve these old folks at the community kick *** ribs.
    I did a trial run yesterday with a beefy short rib (just 1) after the ribs came off I still had some heat, happened to have them in front of me cause i was preppeing for something else. Anyway when i sealed the kits up I stupidly sealed the drip hole on the bottoms and am having fun accumulating quite the pool of grease.
  2. 1894

    1894 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    [​IMG] Sometimes that says it best [​IMG]
  3. dirtman775

    dirtman775 Smoking Fanatic

    just a quick Q, do you brine the wings?
  4. williamzanzinger

    williamzanzinger Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Unfortunately these wings were brined for the better part of 2 days. I thought I had a sherriffs party on the 10th but its next month. Woops. Employee meal is born.
  5. dirtman775

    dirtman775 Smoking Fanatic

    nice.....good for them and you, with smoking do you have to brine any and all chicken?
  6. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks great thats alot of wings [​IMG]
  7. seaham358

    seaham358 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    No, you don't have to brine any chicken if you don't want to. Some parts can benefit from a brine, others it won't make much difference. It's all a matter of taste.. When cooking a whole chicken I love to brine.. Chic thighs I don't, they have enough fat. Wings I'll marinade sometimes if I want a different flavor, but its not needed.. I'm sure you'll get some other opinions on this.

    3 Smokers[​IMG][​IMG] thats alot of work...
  8. williamzanzinger

    williamzanzinger Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Brining certainly comes at a cost I think. It does change the chicken and gives it more of a hammyness which isnt all bad. With all that it pays back with super moistness especially the dreaded white meat.
  9. dirtman775

    dirtman775 Smoking Fanatic

    ty ty ty and you too william
  10. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice chickens ya got.
  11. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking smoke William![​IMG]
  12. seboke

    seboke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    What a lineup!! Too bad ya have to find something to do with all the wings. If I may suggest... eat a BUNCH! They look great!
  13. tn_bbq

    tn_bbq Smoking Fanatic

    i love to finish mine in a saute pan.
    i'm not sure i would saute them if i were doing that many of them, but i love the way the skin crisps up when i do that.

    i sometimes marinate my wings and sometimes i don't bother.
  14. smoke_chef

    smoke_chef Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Wow... those wings look awesome!!! Now all you need is some Bud Light on tap and some girls with short shorts wearing tight t-shirts depicting an owl. [​IMG]
  15. That's quite an army of smokers you have there! Looks like fun.

  16. tn_bbq

    tn_bbq Smoking Fanatic

    No thanks for the Bud Light. I'm living the HIGH LIFE

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