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Getting under my skin

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by iamrip, Nov 17, 2006.

  1. iamrip

    iamrip Fire Starter

    Okay, I have ready on too many posts that you can put rubs and whatnot under the skin. HOW DO YOU GET UNDER THE SKIN. I smoked a chicken the other day but just wasn't sure how to do it without breaking the skin.
  2. Dutch

    Dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    ianrip, VERY CAREFULLY lift up the flap of skin located at the neck, slip a couple of fingers under the skin and seperate the thin membrane that holds the skin to the breast meat. If you do this with a bird that has set at room temp for 15-20 minutes or so, the task will be easier.