First time smoking chicken

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by bbq jedi, Jul 27, 2015.

  1. bbq jedi

    bbq jedi Fire Starter

    This is the first time I have smoked chicken. I used Apple wood and cooked them at 275. It took about 2 hours. I also tried bacon wrapped sausage. The chicken came out good and juicy and the sausage was great.
     
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  2. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That all looks great, nice smoke ! Thumbs Up
     
  3. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hey , that's some good looking Fowl [​IMG]

    Keep doing Chicks like that and I'll come eat them all up for you [​IMG]

    Have fun and . . .
     
  4. kysmokie1968

    kysmokie1968 Newbie

    Am looking to smoke 2 whole chickens, any tips appreciated
     
  5. Smoking some chicken myself now. I hope it comes out looking like that.
     
  6. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks tasty I'll take some of both please!
     
  7. Mine didn't look as good as your's but it tasted pretty good.
     
  8. trippy

    trippy Smoke Blower

    I just did some chicken tonight, thigh and legs on my new pellet vertical smoker. They turned out fabulous! I started them at 225 for about 2.5 hours turning them over about every 45 min. On the last 45 min I turned it up to 325 and basted the skin with garlic infused butter. The skin crisped up great with a hint of garlic on it. I put on the top of my heat diffuser a box of pecan chips to add more smoke to the Maple pellets I was using. The chicken was so tender and had a fine smoke flavor to them. Sometimes I think brine might have helped but then again it might not have been this good.

    This is my third cook on my new build and really loving the temp control I am getting with it.
     
  9. twoalpha

    twoalpha Smoking Fanatic

    Nice smoked meal.
     

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