Day off smoked pulled chicken

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by mrchuckierock, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. Had a nice day off today so I decided to smoke chicken thighs to make some pulled chicken. So I whipped up a batch of Chef JJ`s Bubba Chicken Rub, rubbed down the chicken, smoked at 275*-300* for 1.5 hours over apple and mesquite wood. The mesquite adds nice flavor and the apple mellows it out so it wasnt too strong . I shredded up the chicken and tossed it with some homemade KC style BBQ sauce.


    rubbed up ready for the smoke


    halfway through, looking good


    The taco with my buddy`s homemade apple slaw


    the shredded chicken

    it was so moist and delicious. the sweetness of the rub complimented the slight kick i added into the sauce. Thanks for checking out my post!
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2014
  2. ctonello

    ctonello Smoke Blower

    The chicken pulled after 1.5 hours cook time? Wow why did I spend my while day doing pork? Haha just kidding, looks great though, the slaw looks awesome too, any chance your buddy would be willing to share the recipe?
     
  3. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great! Nice job!
     
  4. Thanks! i cooked it fast and hot...trust me, I would much rather pull pork after having to pull 12 of these thighs 1 by 1 haha :grilling_smilie:

    Ask and you shall receive! The slaw recipe is just 4 cups of shredded cabbage, 2-3 carrots sliced thin and then cut into bit size peices, 1 jullienned green apple, half a red onion, equal parts olive oil and cider vinegar (enough to coat the veggies and apple) and salt and pepper to taste. Combine everything into a large bowl and toss until well mixed
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2014
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  5. Thanks!
     
  6. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Cool , [​IMG]  . Keep it coming . . . looks delicious .

    Have fun and . . .
     
  7. ctonello

    ctonello Smoke Blower

    Awesome thanks for the recipe itll be used shortly
     
  8. Thanks! This winter weather has been killing me! I was so happy to finally get outside and get something on the smoker.
     
  9. Let me know how you like it and I'll pass the word on to my buddy
     

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