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First Chuckies w/ Qview

post #1 of 16
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OK... so after watching Dude turn out all those amazing looking chuckies I had to give it a try. Safeway had a buy-on-get-one (BOGO) on chuck roasts, so picked up two, one was 2.87 lbs. other was 3.23 lbs.

I picked up a spice rub from Winco that is roasted garlic, sea salt, dried red bell pepper, and crushed hot red pepper flakes.

This one is my old standby - Stubbs BBQ rub, it is a no salt rub, but very flavorfull, and I did add some kosher salt to it as well.

After rubs were on I hit them both with a tiny bit of EVOO to get the magic going. Here is a shot of the ingrediants:

Got them on the Char-griller, ran at 225-250° for 3 hours, adding 2-3 chunks of hickory to the fire box every 45-60 minutes. Was gonna do some chicken leg quarters to fill up the extra space, but never got round to them icon_rolleyes.gif:

I foiled them at 165(ish)... one was up to 175... lol. I put a very small splash of Pyramid Heferweisen in each foil - happened to be the beer I was drinking at that time. biggrin.gif

Let them cook for another 2 1/2 hrs. Pulled when internal temp hit 205 on one and 210 on the other. Rested for 1 1/2 hrs. in a cooler, and here is the roasted garlic rub one (forgot to take a picture of the other):

... and garlic one pulled:

... and Stubb's rub one pulled (rememberd this picture.. lol):

Both very tasty and moist! Thanks to all the posts that showed how to do a good chucky!
post #2 of 16
Looks good, I'm gonna do my first chuckie in about a week, hope it looks as good as yours.
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post #4 of 16
I'm with Pig^^^^^^
post #5 of 16
All right, another person that likes Stubbs. I've been using his products for years. Good go to for the quick fix.

Real nice chuckies. You rate some points for presentation and quality of product. points.gifLeft coasters know how to smoke in the rain!!!!!! We've had enough practice.icon_wink.gif
post #6 of 16
Thread Starter 
LOL.. at practice in the rain... no kidding, got a downpour today!

Discovered Stubb's a few years back, I really like it on poultry and pork. If you like sweeter flavors just mix it with some brown sugar, salt, and cracked black pepper - I use that mix on my ribs... really tasty.
post #7 of 16
Looks Great...PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #8 of 16
Nice job on the chuckies!!! They look very moist and tender!
post #9 of 16
Looks great! I love pulled beef sandwiches.
post #10 of 16
Great lookin' pulled chuckies. Pass me a large tortilla so I can fill 'er up...
post #11 of 16
Nice job. I 've gotta try these this week.

Was there much difference in taste between the two?
post #12 of 16
They look mighty tasty, love those BOGO deals when they are good.
I have a shaker of Stubb's rub, I enjoy his line of charcoal but was a bit disappointed with their rub and BBQ sauces.
post #13 of 16
Nice looking chuckies, they sure do look tasty.
post #14 of 16
Thread Starter 
Yeah I find adding a little salt to the rub makes a huge differance. But I do like the fact that there is flavors like fennel seed in it - when I am in a rush I can either use it straight or doctor it up a tad. And I agree... not a fan of the BBQ sauces.
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I don't think I've tried chuckies yet. Looks darn good to me.
post #16 of 16
Dang JIR! Those look awesome! I love pulled chuckie. I'm humbled that you gave me a mention. That was very kind of you.

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