First Chickens

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by ltslewis, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. Smoked my first Chickens this weekend during UFC 100 so here they are.


    Smoked with apple wood and a light rub of mixed spices.

    The Birds waiting for the rub.


    This is the two birds with there rub sitting and absorbing the flavors.


    Now here they are at the start of the smoke in the smoker.


    At the two hour mark I added red wine to the water and took a picture to mark how well they were looking.


    Then with about a hour and half left in went the beans. Was the wife's own beans she makes for most are BBQs and tasted even better with the smoke flavor.


    And now the finished birds which I pulled at 170 degrees.


    All tho they looked like they may be dry to me and others the meat was extremely moist and very flavorful. Everyone enjoyed it and I have been asked by multiple people if I have any more left overs. Even one try to bribe the wife to bring some to work. So here it is on the plate.


    Over all the best chicken I have had so far and would like to thank all of you for your posts of recipes and techniques. I am sure it would not have been near as good without them.

    P.s. Dan "Hendo" Henderson had a great knock out of Michael Bisping if you get a chance to watch it.

    ~Lewis
     
  2. smokeguy

    smokeguy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice looking chicken! Glad they came out so well. [​IMG]
     
  3. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job! [​IMG] They look great. Glad they turned out so well for you.
     
  4. bbrock

    bbrock Meat Mopper

    Looks real good... I have only smoked chicken one time myself but I will be doing it again..But yours looks great..
     
  5. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Very nice first try! [​IMG]

    Now you are hooked on smokedd bird! [​IMG]
     
  6. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great job. Those are some fine looking birds and beans.

    [​IMG]for your first successful attempt.
     
  7. bigsteve

    bigsteve Master of the Pit

     
  8. forluvofsmoke

    forluvofsmoke Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Mighty fine first yard bird smoke! You got some serious color goin' on there, Lewis. They took well to your methods. And, you gotta love smoked beans.

    Nice job!

    Eric
     
  9. old poi dog

    old poi dog Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    [​IMG] Congratulations on a great smoke. I gotta love the color on those birds. I'm sure they went great with the beans as well. Thanks for the Q-view!!
     
  10. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great job on those birds! They have a wonderful color to them!
     
  11. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Congratulations, they look great. [​IMG]
     
  12. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thats a good looking couple of bird there. [​IMG]
     

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