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Spatchcock BBQ Chicken

BeerBQBeerBQ Posts: 117
edited 4:31PM in EggHead Forum
I've combed through multiple posts in the forum and don't see many eggers putting BBQ sauce on the spatchcock chickens. I've done multiple chickens without but was considering saucing it up for Memorial Day. Any suggestions? Seems simple enough to sauce near end of cook, but curious if anyone has some solid results.

375 raised grid direct cook

Happy Memorial weekend to everyone!


  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,898
    I am a crispy skin lover ;) , so I don't sauce my chicken. Others I cook for are, so take your favorite wet sauce and brush on at the last 15 minutes of cooking.
    (Note if your BBQ sauce is cold, nuke for about 1 minute on med high before putting on chicken) ;)
    Large, small and mini now Egging in Rowlett Tx
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,647
    Do what Joan said except I like my sauce cold. It takes all kinds and we are all correct.
    Bone Sucking Sauce is real good.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,898
    I am impatient, Mickey. I want to jumpstart caramelization of the sauce ;) :evil: :cheer:
    Large, small and mini now Egging in Rowlett Tx
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,293
    I normally don't sauce but sometimes I do.

    If I'm doing raised, indirect, I baste it on in the last 10-15 minutes.

    If I'm doing smoked and indirect, I mop it instead. I take a cup of cider vinegar, 1/2 cup bottled sauce, 1/2 cup beer, salt, pepper, and hot sauce to taste. Then I squirt it on every 30 minutes.
    Knoxville, TN
    Nibble Me This
  • JWhirlwindJWhirlwind Posts: 32
    I don't have much luck putting any sauce on meat during the cook. Most all sauces have sugar in them that will burn to some degree while cooking. I find it better to get the sauce of your choice and put it on the meat just as it comes off the Egg. Wrap the meat if you like before eating, but sauce on after the cook. My opinion.
  • BeerBQBeerBQ Posts: 117
    Thanks for all the responses! Hope to post some pics of the final product.
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