My First Whole Chicken - With QView

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by jeremy5431, Nov 10, 2014.

  1. jeremy5431

    jeremy5431 Fire Starter

    I finally got to use my AMNPS this weekend. I was very pleased with the results. I have learned a lot from this community so far. 

    Bird Number One - 

    Brand - Smart Chicken

    Preparation - Italian Dressing marinade

    Bird Number Two - 

    Brand - Kadejan ( This place is right by my parents house so getting this kind of quality is awesome)

    Preparation - Slaughter house injector marinade. 

    Both birds got rubbed down with my BBQ rub ( I had a hard time getting the rub to stick. I should have dried the birds better.)

    I started out with Hickory charcoal to preheat the smoker. 

    Then I switched to the good stuff. I am thinking about switching to this as my go to charcoal. 

    Time to light my Amaze-N Tube Smoker I put a mixture of Pecan and Applewood at the bottom then filled the top with a bit of Hickory.  I placed the smoker at the bottom of the food chamber away from the heat of the fire box

    Loaded the birds 

    This is after a hour or so

    I think this is what ya'all call thin blue smoke, thoughts?

    . I was having trouble keeping temps as the outside temp was dropping and it was pitch black out. So I decided to move to the oven. 3.25 hours on the smoker 45 minutes in the oven. 

    After a 20 minute nap!

    Cut up and on the plate

    The flavor was wonderful. The leftovers are going into a smoked chicken and wild rice soup!
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2014
  2. tjohnson

    tjohnson Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Insider OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Look at that color!!

  3. fowldarr

    fowldarr Smoke Blower

    Very nice
  4. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice looking Birds...[​IMG]

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