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Chicken done right!

WillieBWillieB Posts: 21
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
Has anyone else cooked the large "Butter Ball" chickens? If not, you really ought to give one a try. They are a little expensive at $1.39 pound, but are worth it, especially if cooking in a contest. Lots of breast meat, juicy without lots of the fat.
Split one, trim off the ribs and remove the breast cartlidge (not sure of the spelling there} and lift the skin, rub with oil and then with your favorite rub (under the skin also and underside of breast)a and then either smoke or grill. Wonderful.[p]Keep the smoke clean and the fire hot
Ray in Lubbock

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  • FireballFireball Posts: 354
    WillieB,
    Thanks for the tip. Up here in Western Michigan "Butter Ball's" only come out for Thanksgiuving and Christmas. Maybe I can special order a few.
    Fireball

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  • WillieBWillieB Posts: 21
    Fireball,
    Albertson's carries them here, sometimes. These are not the ButterBall Turkeys but are really plump chickens.[p]Ray

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