Deboned chix smoke w/Q-view

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by dadwith4daughters, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. Got started late yesterday with my chickens so I decided to debone them. Two whole birds. Thought maybe it would save on time and it really did. Had them done in about 1hr 45mins at about 250. Alder/Cherry. Brined for 2 hours. Here's the improvised technique:

    Wanted them to hang so I took a couple chix leg holders and draped the chickens over them.




    The finished product was very good. Moist except where the meat wasn't covered by the skin. Also, butchering was a snap. Pulled the skin and started slicing. I think the net weight might be more than had I left the bones. For those who want to try deboning, check out Youtube.



     
  2. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Your deboned bird look good weird but good. I have always used deboned chickens for stuffing them with a jambalaya or a boudin stuffing. Now I will have to check out this youtube deboning video for sure.
     

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