I did it Ron, I cooked chicken in simmering Yoshida's

Discussion in 'Sauces, Rubs & Marinades' started by fire it up, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I had mentioned the other day i was going to try this.
    Came across the recipe in my Googling and it was basically nothing more than pouring Yoshida's into a smal sauce pan, adding slices of chicken and cooking. You can let it go at a bare simmer and people can serve themselves all night out of the pot (if you are throwing a party) with hot Yoshida chicken.

    I had a pack of leg quarters I am curing into some chicken pastrami (thanks Eric).
    I separated the leg from the thighs, removed the skin and added 2 of the drums to some Yoshida's in a small saucepan.
    I added some chipotle rub (couldn't get spicy Ypshida's and think it has an amazing flavor accompanied by a slight kick). Also added a few slices of vidalia onion.

    Sorry for the lack of pics, wasn't smoking and didn't even thin to grab the camera until the end.

    I brought the Yoshida's to a boil, reduced to a simmer and let the legs go for about 45 minutes.
    Couldn't really probe them in a simmering liquid.
    They were done when I pulled them out, byond moist and ever so flavorful.
    I actually dipped back into the Yoshida's mixture, great flavor, tender, juicy, and I just love that slight buttery aftertaste that trails off after the salt then sweetness of the Yoshida's dissipates.
    Ron, thank you for turning me onto Yoshida's, damn good stuff!




    I know this has nothing to do with smoked food which is why I placed it in the marinades section.

    Ron, you ever have a night where you need a quick meal and don't have time for the smoker this one will definitely work.
     
  2. danj

    danj Meat Mopper

    WOW that looks great great job, I bet it had great taste.
     
  3. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    All I can say is WOW! They looked great.

    Glad you liked it and I am honored to have been an inspiration to you.[​IMG]
     
  4. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Looks great! I just started using it again myself, I forgot how good that stuff is and it goes a long ways.
     
  5. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Man, that looks great! Ron, I hadn't had any Yoshida's for years until you started talking about it here. I did pick up another bottle a couple of days ago. Thanks for the reminder.
     
  6. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Great, another Yoshida's convert...[​IMG]
     
  7. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    holy Yoshida...I have to try it for sure.Nice looking legs Jim.
     
  8. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Were they cured, if not I'll bet they would be a bomb?
     
  9. ciolli

    ciolli Meat Mopper

    Yoshida's is awesome stuff. Marinading thin beef strips overnight and then grilling over a hot grill is great. If you like yoshida's, also try Veri Veri Teriyaki (http://soyvay.elsstore.com/). Excellent stuff, just a little thicker than yoshida's. Looks great my friend!
     
  10. nwdave

    nwdave Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    S-h-h-h-h, you weren't suppose to tell them about soyvay. Costco sometimes carries the Veri Veri Teriyaki (not right at the moment, you know how they are). Fred Meyer's and Haggens (a Regional Market, aka as Top Foods) also carry their products.

    Absolutely a must try item if you like Teriyaki flavoring. This stuff is over the top.
     
  11. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Man those look good [​IMG]
     
  12. nwbhoss

    nwbhoss Smoking Fanatic

    Thats what you get for trying to keep secrets!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  13. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great looking bird. I think you have me talked in the Yosh. Looks to good not to try.
     

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