Mud Bugs!

Discussion in 'Fatties' started by rsands, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. rsands

    rsands Smoke Blower

    Yeps, them be mud bugs, and they're goin in a fatty!




    Along with some corn, onion, rough chopped redskins, hot dogs, and a pile of shrimp! Cajun boil fatty!



    Had to roll the italian hot sausage thinner than a gallon zip lock bag would allow so I used freezer paper. Here's everything piled up, liberal Zatarian's creole throughout.



    Wrapped in cross hatch bacon for strength (on the left), she's a monster!



    The other fatty above was a pizza fatty, JD regular sausage, layer of ham, layer of pepperoni, another layer of ham, onions, mushrooms, tomato paste (much better than tomato sauce for pizza fatties) some smoked cheddar and a little Tony's.



    Threw a shoulder roast in as well. CBP, garlic powder & a sprinkling of jeffs.



    Pizza fatty got done 1st. Delicious!





    Took almost another hour for the cajun boil fatty to get to 160 internal.





    Made some coctail sauce for it with some ketchup, worchestershire, wally's horseradish (the real McCoy), fresh lemon and brown sugar. Could not stop eating it. Best way to describe the taste is "cajun seafood meatloaf" Definitely worth the effort!
     
  2. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    lol, I forgot they were called mud bugs. Both the fattys look delicious. Nice job.
     
  3. rsands

    rsands Smoke Blower

    continued......






    And finally the shoulder came off. Put it in a vacuum bag, made bbq sandwiches the next day with some Stubb's spicey BBQ sauce, which for off the shelf is darn good!
     
  4. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wow, that looks amazing! I love mud bugs...[​IMG] Everything looks awesome![​IMG]
     
  5. rsands

    rsands Smoke Blower

    lol, thanks Dawn, not many people up here eat them, but they sure are good! Friends & I do a real cajun boil once or twice during the summer months, and they're awesome. Too cold to spread newspaper and throw one out on the picnic table right now, things would stick, but this'll get you by!
     
  6. fishawn

    fishawn Smoking Fanatic

    Looks great, love the low country or cajun boil!
     
  7. rsands

    rsands Smoke Blower

    Thanks Jeanie/Shawn!
     
  8. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Excellent looking fatties! Thanks for the Qview. And yes, you do get points for that!
     
  9. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That looks so larapin good, I miss living close to the coast , not being able not to get good sea food. Everything here in Ohio is either a week old od(YUK) that damned Lake Perch(they have worms in em ya know).(YUK-Wooooo,puke).
     
  10. abelman

    abelman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That's great looking, original, some of my favorites and great pics, points for sure! [​IMG]
     
  11. rsands

    rsands Smoke Blower

    Thanks guys, appreciate it! Fans, I got the bugs at Krogers, the day they came in. Weren't anything to write home about, but fine for a fatty!
     
  12. smokeguy

    smokeguy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great! Ours just starting coming into the area too so time to go out and get my share!
     
  13. bigbaldbbq

    bigbaldbbq Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Man those look AWESOME!!! Thanks for the Qview!
     
  14. txbbqman

    txbbqman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    WOW!!!!!! Mud Bug Fattie, why didn't I think of that

    [​IMG]great looking grub and awesome pics....points my friend
     
  15. blacklab

    blacklab Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Great lookin meal and an awesome idea with the fatty [​IMG]
     
  16. darrin

    darrin Meat Mopper

    Looks great. Wish I could give out more points today. [​IMG]
     
  17. pignit

    pignit Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That's Shweeeeeet!


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  18. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Man that looks good!
     
  19. rsands

    rsands Smoke Blower

    Thanks everyone!! TX, saw your other post, pre-cook them taters a little if you're gonna eat it straight out!
     
  20. carpetride

    carpetride Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great, hadn't ever thought about crawfish in a fattie.
     

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