Chile-Lime Chicken Breasts (Q-View)

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by hokiesmokie, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. hokiesmokie

    hokiesmokie Fire Starter

    I decided to try chicken breasts on my smoker even though there are many posts warning that they come out too dry. I countered the dryness by injecting them with a chile-lime butter (recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay). The chile-lime butter was initially used on grilled corn, but I thought it might work as an injected marinade for chicken. So, I melted the butter and injected the chicken breasts with it, and used more of it to baste the outsides during cooking. Smoked with mesquite chunks to 170 degrees internal. Bottom line is that the chicken came out very moist and tasty!
  2. bbqgoddess

    bbqgoddess Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I have used that Bobby Flay chili lime on corn and its so yummy, yum, yum! I had never thought to use it as an injection potion...
    Great job!!
  3. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Those pics looks like the meat turned out plenty juicy. I'll have to look up that recipe as it sounds really tasty! Nice job! [​IMG]
  4. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice. [​IMG] They looked nice and moist.

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