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Disney Style (Cured) Chicken Legs

Gecko10

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I got tired of trying to find turkey legs so I made Disney style (cured) chicken legs. They came out great with a wonderful taste. Matter of fact, from now on, I will do these instead of turkey legs, they are easier to eat.

4 lbs of legs
4 Cups water
1 bay leaf
1.5 teaspoon of kosher salt
¼ Cup Brown Sugar
1 tablespoon of black peppercorns
2.5 teaspoons of Prague powder #1
Cured them for 18 hrs
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Smoked them for 2 hrs at 250 then 1 hr at 350
 
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Looks good. I like the holder too
 

SmokinAl

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Yea I agree!
Where did you get the holder!
Those legs looks fantastic!
Al
 

Gecko10

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Rack is from Amazon.
I cant seem to get a link to post. But the rack is a Bayou Classic Leg and Wing Rack. $15.00
 

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Looks good! I’m gonna have to check on one of those racks.
 

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All looks Great, Gecko!!
Nice Job!
Like.

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Nice hell yes why not. I do have 2 of those racks. I think if you search Bayou Classic you will find them.

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thirdeye

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Nice. Where or how does the 'Disney' come into play? My rack hangs wings and drumsticks, it doesn't look like yours has the the little zig-zag rod for the wings.

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Nice. Where or how does the 'Disney' come into play? My rack hangs wings and drumsticks, it doesn't look like yours has the the little zig-zag rod for the wings.

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I'm thinking they sell smoked turkey legs at Disneyland, and this is a knock off of them. We have a county fair near us that sells them...for about $12 per turkey leg! Yikes!

Ryan
 

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Yard bird legs look great...and the rack looks like another gadget I need to get. Like!
 

Ishi

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This will be on my to do list! Thanks for sharing
 

one eyed jack

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Good looking legs Gecko.

Here's the rack I got. Bought two about 8 years ago. No longer use them since getting my Vortex. Actually don't smke just legs, often. More into thighs and wings and the vortex works great for both.

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Great work on the legs . I like cured chicken parts .
 

JckDanls 07

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These look awesome...

I'm confused on your cure brine ... where/how did you come up with the 2 1/2 teaspoons of cure #1 to only 4 cups of water for 4 lbs of meat ???
 

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I got tired of trying to find turkey legs so I made Disney style (cured) chicken legs. They came out great with a wonderful taste. Matter of fact, from now on, I will do these instead of turkey legs, they are easier to eat.

4 lbs of legs
4 Cups water
1 bay leaf
1.5 teaspoon of kosher salt
¼ Cup Brown Sugar
1 tablespoon of black peppercorns
2.5 teaspoons of Prague powder #1
Cured them for 18 hrs View attachment 457189
Smoked them for 2 hrs at 250 then 1 hr at 350
Why do you need the cure in there? Can't you just brine them, then smoke? I do it that way all the time.....just curious?
 

stayhot

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These look awesome...

I'm confused on your cure brine ... where/how did you come up with the 2 1/2 teaspoons of cure #1 to only 4 cups of water for 4 lbs of meat ???
Personally I wouldn't use the cure, really no need for it.
 

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