Smoking Whole Chicken

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by southnjsmoke, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. I'm doing my second smoked chicken today, first one turned out great.
    I spatchcocked it and brined it over night. I dried it and rubbed it and now its hanging out with the drumsticks in the fridge for another hour until I'm ready to start smoking it.
    Does anyone have a preference on breast side up or breast side down during smoking? Last time I kept the breast side up
     
  2. smokinal

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

    Breast side up for me.

    Al
     
  3. I've only done it breast up, but I can't complain based on the results.


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  4. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Breast up is how I roll.
     
  5. atomicsmoke

    atomicsmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Down for the first half, up for the 2nd half.
     
  6. Went breast side up.. Almost done
     

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