First Chuckies

Discussion in 'Grilling Beef' started by s2k9k, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    I love pot roast and after reading about chuckies on here I thought "that has to be good". So Saturday I smoked a couple of them. Picked up 2 about 3# each on sale. Rubbed them down with Thick Lea&Perrins and some Monteal Steak Seasoning then wrapped them up and into the fridge Friday night.

    Sorry I only got a pic of one but they were basically twins:

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    Saturday morning ready for the smoker set at 225* with a couple of chunks of hickory:

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    After 3 hours I started checking temps and was getting from 140* to 155* at different places so I let them go awhile longer. Pulled them at 5 1/2 hours, still had one spot at only about 145* but other places around 170*. Here they are ready for foil:

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    I had mixed up 1/3 cup Stubbs Moppin Sauce and 1/3 cup apple juice and poured half on each and foiled them and back on the smoker. About 2 more hours and the cold spot was up to 200* so in the cooler they went with a blanky for a good hour nap. Here they are out of the foil and all the juice I saved in a pan:

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    They pulled very easily and were very moist and tender:

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    I poured the juice in a glass measuring cup and put it in the fridge overnight. Sunday I took the fat cap off of it and it was fantastic. I don't know what to call it, BBQ sauce? finishing sauce? AuJus? I don't know but I love it. 

    While the Chuckies were in the foil stage I threw in some chicken breasts I had cut up and wrapped in bacon for desert:

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    I will definitely be smoking Chuckies again. Thanks to everyone at SMF for introducing me to these, don't think I would thought of this on my own.
     
  2. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks great. Nice job on your first chuckies.
     
  3. shoneyboy

    shoneyboy Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    MMmmmmmmm!!!!! Looks great !!!

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  4. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I agree they look great, got to love a chuckie mmmmmm
     
  5. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wow those are great looking Chuckies
     
  6. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I could eat that!

    Chuckies can be tricky, and it looks like you hit them right on?

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  7. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Good Job!...JJ
     
  8. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Man this looks great
     
  9. alblancher

    alblancher Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Great Job!  Thanks for the Qview.
     
  10. sam3

    sam3 Smoking Fanatic

    Man! That looks great!!
     
  11. Some outstanding looking chuckies!!! Great job!
     

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