So i had a idea i wanted to run by the group and see what your thoughts were. I'd like to improve the crispiness of my chicken thigh skin for competitions. We all know that sticking the chicken in the fridge for a few hours at home will help dehydrate the skin but when your at a competition you dont have this luxury, and a cooler will not do the trick.
I was thinking that maybe if i put a very good coating of salt on the skin for a couple hours before my smoke and then trying to wipe off as much as possible would do the trick. The problem is ensuring you dont have a heavy salt taste on the skin when judge bite into it.
Any thoughts? Or tricks that you guys use?