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Smoked Chicken Legs

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
My first attempt:

#6.28 legs from Sam's
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Rubbed with Lawry's Chicken and Poultry Rub
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Using newly acquired MES and cold smoker attachment (using cold smoker box in junction with temperature control in main unit)
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Smoking at 260° F with apple wood.
Edited by kenosando - 3/22/14 at 2:07pm
post #2 of 8

Looks like you're off to a good start!  Thumbs Up

post #3 of 8
Thread Starter 
About 1.5 hours in and the smell is amazing. Still hovering around 260°.
post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 
I checked my IT at 2 hours and they were done, but I'm leaving the cold smoker on and turning the temperature back so they continue to smoke without cooking too much more.
post #5 of 8

Is that a MES cold smoker on the side of your smoker?

post #6 of 8
Thread Starter 
Yes, it is.

And the final product:
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The "rub" was very good, but more of a seasoning than a rub. Very salty but good flavor. I have some jerk rub I'll do next time.
post #7 of 8
Nice, I'd say the first attempt was a success... Great job !!
post #8 of 8

Salt shows up in everything, even those salt free products. I have almost gotten where I don't even season with salt. I say it in the text but usually I am Cayenne, onion and garlic, maybe some paprika or I have some granulated L&Ps. If I salt I do it and sugar both just before the smoker.

 

You got some good looking legs there.........  

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