making up a brine hope it works out 4 chickens are the victims

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by flintrock, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. I used apple juice celery seed mrs dash oniginal blend
    onions kosher salt and brown sugar then ice for the cooler it smells like heaven.
     
  2. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking good,what are you cooking them on?
     
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks good so far!

    Al
     
  4. On a oklahoma joes smoker I'll be apple wood to smoke or pecan
     
  5. timberjet

    timberjet Master of the Pit

    Don't forget to wash the brine off and if you have time dry that skin. I have forgotten this before and it really screws things up.
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2016
  6. I will I'm thinking about putting butter and rosemary mix under the skin
     
  7. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    How much Salt vs Liquid? 1/2C per Gallon and you can soak overnight. At 1C per Gallon 4-8 hours is about all you can go before the Bird gets too salty...JJ
     
  8. I did a cup of salt gallon of apple juice and extra water plus Water from The ice 1 1/2 bags and I did brine overnight I hope it's ok
     
  9. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Should be fine if you are used to cooking with salt and salting your food on a regular bases. Some salt comes out as it cooks so Don't plan on using the Drippings as they will be quite salty unless you make a lot or gravy...JJ
     
  10. gearjammer

    gearjammer Master of the Pit

    C'mon, how did it turn out?

    Ed
     
  11. Sorry guys it turns out perfect cooked 4 so we ate what we could then I made homemade chicken salad I used my kitchen aid mixer to grind the meat and skin and man it was even better nice smoked flavor
     
  12. pit 4 brains

    pit 4 brains Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Q-View!!

    We need pics!
     

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