Mayo on a chicken

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by ajthepoolman, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. ajthepoolman

    ajthepoolman Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Wow! I read in another thread about spreading mayo on chicken the same way you would use mustard on a pork shoulder. So I tried it. I have to say that for the first time I was seeking out the skin of the chicken. I hate the skin, but this had a slight tang to it that was out of this world.

    Usually I smoke a chicken with skin on and discard the skin afterwords. It is rubbery and just gross. If I want a crispy skin I throw it in my Showtime Rotisserie and take it for a spin for about 20 minutes.

    But with the mayo, there was no need for the rotisserie. The skin was crisp and the flavor was terrific.

    I used about a 1/4 cup of mayo, slathered all over the bird. I didn't put any in the cavity. Then I took about a 1/3 cup of Jeff's Famous Rub and gave the bird a massage. Then on to the smoker for about 5 hours. (the bird was straight from being defrosted and was 38 degrees internally so it was pretty cold)

    Made a pan of my Corn Dish Bliss and shredded some of the chicken. It was the first time that my wife and I didn't use any sauce for our chicken. BBQ sauce is her choice while I am a honey mustard kind of guy. Skipped them both and went naked.

    I am sold on the mayo slatherin' on poultry. I would love to try it on a turkey, hmmmm!!!!

    I snapped some pics and will try to post them tonight when I get a free minute.
  2. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Sounds really good AJ can't wait for the pictures!
  3. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That does sound good AJ![​IMG]
  4. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru


    I forgot to ask ... what's "Corn Dish Bliss" and how is it made? If you don't mind ... [​IMG]
  5. smokincowboy

    smokincowboy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    MMMMmmmm sounds realy tastey I will have to try it
  6. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    We us mayo as an egg wash per se when frying saltwater trout. Being it is mainly eggs, why not on poultry too. I figure it will work on quite a few different meats, just gotta try it.
  7. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    i dont EVER do mayo........but miracle whip sounds good on the yard bird.......thankx for the idea.........

  8. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    ahhhh..........salt water trout?????

    new one on me

  9. smokin for life

    smokin for life Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Thanks AJ I just happen to have a few chicken in my freezer, and now I really want to try that.
  10. ajthepoolman

    ajthepoolman Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Here are the pics of the bird. Usually my skin is rubbery and slightly tan in color. With the mayo I had this wonderful skin that was crisp and had a tang to it. The leg bones slid out like the bone on a pork shoulder! It was so tender and juicy!

    Deb, here is Corn Dish Bliss

    1 package of Jiffy cornbread mix
    1 egg
    1 stick of melted butter
    8 ounces of sour cream
    1/3 cup of milk
    1 can of corn drained
    1 can of cream style corn

    Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Add to a greased 2 quart pan or a 9 x 13 if you want it a little thinner.

    Bake at 375 for approx. an hour. Or until the sides are browned and the middle starts to crack.

    This is a cakey dish that is even better the next day reheated.

  11. minn.bill

    minn.bill Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    man i cant wait to get off the road for the year and start trying some of these recipies that sound so good.i love chicken any way it's cooked and this one sound to good[​IMG] . my wife bought me an electric turkey fryer earlyer this year and weve injected everything possible in chicken this year but now its time to smoke some.
  12. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    that's not mayonaise, that's dressing. [​IMG]
  13. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    thats why i said i don't do mayo............
    no taste........its.........BLAH

  14. try mixing the mayo or mircle whip w/ some powdered ranch seasoning from a packet and then put on the chicken :) that makes it really twang at ya :)
  15. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    LOL, my wife says the exact opposite. Miracle Whip is too sweet.
    Try Dukes Mayo, its pretty good. Guess it is how you were raised.
  16. navionjim

    navionjim Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

  17. griz

    griz Fire Starter

    Does it need to be Mayo or will Miracle Whip work?

  18. dionysus

    dionysus Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Walking Dude,
    Here on the West Coast a salt water trout is a Steelhead.
  19. hawgheaven

    hawgheaven Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    We have sea trout, also referred to as weakfish here on the east coast... they don't look like any steelhead I've seen though...
  20. ajthepoolman

    ajthepoolman Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I used Miracle Whip. I rarely have real mayo in the house.

    I bought a 9 pound turkey for Tgiving and plan on using this method for that thing too.

    Thanks Jimbo! Rep point to ya!

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