Skin on chicken quarter s chewy

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by loppy01, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. loppy01

    loppy01 Newbie

    Got grizzly grill hopper and put on masterbuilt smoker. Works great have a little bit of a problem with chicken skin being chewy. Have to cook for 30 people in 3 weeks. Need help

    Thanks
    Loppy
     
  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    The only way chicken skin is going to be crispy is to finish cooking it on a hot grill or oven.

    If your smoker will run at 300-325 you may get crispy skin or at least bite thru skin.

    Al
     
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  4. worktogthr

    worktogthr Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Al has got you covered. In my opinion the best way to cook chicken with smoke is at high heat (350-450) with some wood added to the coals or heat source. I know the MES doesn't get too hot so maybe cooking indirect on a kettle or even a gas grill with a smoking pouch might be your best bet.
     

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