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Butterfly Chicken again....

Carl TCarl T Posts: 179
edited 7:16PM in EggHead Forum
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<p />Butterfly chicken for dinner again. No matter how many times I cook a bird this way, we never tire of the great taste and texture.[p]This bird was cooked on my large BGE, direct on a raised grill at 375, thirty minutes bone side, flip, 30 minutes meat side. Before cooking I liberally applied Purdhommes Chicken Magic.[p]I love it when I can come home from work in the middle of December and prepare a bird like this and be finished eating and cleaned up before 7:00 pm.[p]Carl T

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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,455
    Carl T,
    Good lookin bird. I have been enjoying them this way also.[p]Poultry Magic is a pretty good seasoning....but dang, it aint cheap. Here is a clone recipe if you are looking to whip up sumthin similar yourself!

    [ul][li]Poultry Magic deciphered[/ul]
    DizzyPigBBQ.com
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
  • SparkySparky Posts: 34
    Did you do that great looking bird direct or indirect?
    I've been kinda afraid to cook things direct for fear
    of burning things.[p]Thanks Sparky

  • Carl TCarl T Posts: 179
    Sparky,[p]It was done direct on a grill raised with two firebrick on edge. I too thought that cooking direct at 350 without turning the meat would burn it to a crisp, but it doesn't.[p]I am trying to learn more about direct cooking myself. There are more experienced eggers, JJ and djm5x9 to name two, who do a lot of direct cooking. I understand that direct cooking is kind of an art that produces results that cannot be matched by any other method.[p]Give it a try. The Naked Whiz has a website where he explains in detail the prep and set up I used for this bird. I'm sure you can find the link to his site in posts from him below. Good Luck.[p]Carl T

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