View Full Version : Garlic Butter Chicken

01-24-2010, 09:02 PM
This weekend's experiment was I took a 4 lb chicken & stuck in a Brine for about 5 hrs & then rinsed it, injected it with a Garlic Butter & Herbs blend I found in our Fleet Farm store. Rubbed it & stuck in back in the refrige overnight.
Took it out rubbed it some more & put it on the grille over Apple wood pellets along with a monster bacon wrapped potato.
It took a good couple hrs. I cooked it @ 250 for about an hr & 1/2 then finished it @ 300.
Pulled it @ 180 according to the OS 131. The Thermopen agreed.
I apoligize for the lack of pic's the chicken was done yet the monster spud I had to finish off in the microwave so no plated pic & I forgot the beginning pic. :shrug:
IMHO this was not a overkill! :wow: This bird was tasty, juicy, done just right!
This was probably my Best whole Chicken I have done by far in my brief smokin history.
This one was also my first using the OS131. It sure helps when you have good equipment to help you!

01-24-2010, 09:05 PM
What a plump looking bird, and the potato looks great too.

01-24-2010, 09:09 PM
lookin' good

01-24-2010, 09:18 PM
Fine lookin spread there Lou! Sorry you had to have chicken though. The right tools sure do make it better for sure. A tip for ya on the tator ... use an aluminum spike nail inserted into the middle of the spuds. It will transfer the heat to the center and make em cook faster.

Thanks for sharing with us buster.

01-24-2010, 10:56 PM
Nice clucker Lou.

What Joe said about the tater nails. (http://www.kitchenworksinc.com/itemDetail/27750/ALUMINUM-POTATO-NAILS-SET/6)

01-25-2010, 08:05 AM
Nice clucker Lou.

What Joe said about the tater nails. (http://www.kitchenworksinc.com/itemDetail/27750/ALUMINUM-POTATO-NAILS-SET/6)

Nice looking chicken. Thanks Okie for the nail link as I never had seen that. Great idea.

01-25-2010, 12:20 PM
I kinda like the ones with the little triangle finger pull on the end, but they look like they prolly wouldn't store as nice as the striaght nails.

01-25-2010, 12:23 PM
Mmmmmm.... that's a beautiful bird. Nice job Lou!:thumbs up:

01-25-2010, 01:31 PM
Nice lookin' bird. Great color.:thumbs up:

01-25-2010, 06:01 PM
Looks tasty Lou!