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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby JMoney7269 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:03 pm

Yessir we cook our chickens to 160 deep in the breast. The phosphates and yeast extractives, and ingredients I can't pronounce IMO are what made everyone volatile the next day.
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby Speed » Tue Jul 01, 2014 3:39 pm

Another one back to life....
Brookshires brand Grade A 3.5-4lbs
Marinate for 4 hours
Done at 170 in the thigh joint
Grill at 375-400 over kingsford comp with mesquite chunks on a brinkman bullet (Given to me by Redneck, Thanks Jeff!!!)
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby JMoney7269 » Tue Jul 01, 2014 6:23 pm

That's some good looking chicken!
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby cowboydon » Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:16 pm

Dang good looking chicken Speed
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby Speed » Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:50 pm

Thanks guys.... That one there took a first place out of 40 teams. It had everything a person could ask for in a chicken. Tasted like chicken, flavor to the bone and the flavor stayed with you. It's been my go to ever since.
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby OutlawNinja » Thu Oct 23, 2014 11:12 am

I have never had luck brining ANYTHING. It always turns out too salty, I usally just season heavily with rub but have thought about injecting. What do you guys typically inject with? And can you add some of your rub to the injection?
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby Scott P » Mon Oct 27, 2014 5:24 pm

OutlawNinja wrote:I have never had luck brining ANYTHING. It always turns out too salty, I usually just season heavily with rub but have thought about injecting. What do you guys typically inject with? And can you add some of your rub to the injection?


I brine, but don't inject. I also use all natural birds, and not the pre-enhanced ones. I do Sucklebusters Comp Rub and their Honey BBQ Sauce.
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Postby JMoney7269 » Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:33 pm

Brine injecting eliminates that soggy skin since it's only going Into the meat.
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby ThomEmery » Tue Nov 04, 2014 12:02 am

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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby Ranchertx » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:46 pm

Curious if you guys remove the keel bone in the breast? Some say keep it, and some say remove it. If you keep it, then you have to use two chickens to get one half.
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby Swamp Donkeyz BBQ » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:50 am

I remove the keel bone.
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Re: Competition Chicken Roundtable...

Postby js-tx » Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:04 am

Does everyone split their bird in half before cooking? I've done a couple butterflied birds at home. Both were very juicy, but didn't look so comp worthy when I split it in half.

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