Meat bathing in the smoke

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by x-factor, May 31, 2008.

  1. x-factor

    x-factor Fire Starter

    So today we are hanging out and decided to fire up the ole smoker. Decided to do a beer can Chicken and Fatty for dinner. But everyone needs an appetizer right? So we went ahead and wrapped up some ABTs. Did some just stuffed from the top and wrapped in bacon and others cut lengthwise and stuffed with cream cheese and sausage and then wrapped in bacon. For the chicken I just did a basic rub that I have even used on Ribs but seems to do good on the chicken as well. The Fatty has cheese, onions, green bell pepper, mushroom, diced green chilis. Got the Fatty in the fridge waiting till later to go on. Here are some pics of the prep and the meat in the smoke. I'll post more as it goes.

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  2. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Now you're off to a tasty smoke!
     
  3. gobbledot

    gobbledot Meat Mopper

    X-Factor lookin might good. Universal rib rack, I like it.... [​IMG]
     
  4. x-factor

    x-factor Fire Starter

    Here is a little status update about half way. I learned one thing, don't just use two toothpicks to hold the ABT. You have to have a toothpick or scewer that goes the whole way through. I was able to lean them on my rib rack though. Then had to attach a picture of my dog Daisy enjoying the California sun and smell of smoke on the Q.

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  5. x-factor

    x-factor Fire Starter

    Well the time came to take off the ABTs and add on the Fatty. I have to say the ABTs with the sausage and cream cheese wrapped in bacon stole the show. Don't get me wrong, they are both good though. Now can't wait for the chicken to finish and the of course the infamous fatty (the kids favorite).

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  6. dingle

    dingle Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Looking good X!! I love your avatar
     
  7. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    X - that's a great lookin' smoke you've got going! A full smoked meal, including appetizers, nothing better [​IMG]

    Can't wait to see how that chicken turns out. It looks really good! [​IMG]
     
  8. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    All looks real good [​IMG]
     
  9. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    X -- Nice use of the rib rack for ABT support. Thanks for posting.
     
  10. daboys

    daboys Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That looks awesome. Gettin soooo hungry now!
     
  11. steevieg

    steevieg Fire Starter

    The high desert is smokin' today.
     
  12. supervman

    supervman Smoking Fanatic

    LOOKS GREAT !
    On the ABT's do you brown the meat first?
     
  13. smokin out the neighbors

    smokin out the neighbors Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Lookin good X, glad to see you finally tried the ABT's.
     
  14. x-factor

    x-factor Fire Starter

    Yes we browned the sausage prior. Not fully, about 3/4. This is thanks to Smokin Out the Neighbors. They are awesome. Right now the chicken and fatty are "resting" and going to carve them up very soon. More Q-View to follow.
     
  15. x-factor

    x-factor Fire Starter

    Well the time finally came and everything is done and consumed. Here is the final picture I have. Luckily it met the standards of my girls.

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