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chicken parts on BGE

Smokin-AJ'sSmokin-AJ's Posts: 99
edited 8:30PM in EggHead Forum
Guys, tonight I cooked some chicken on the BGE and they turned out great. I had about half a fire ring of lump charcoal egg and the temps held strong around 300. The chicken came out pretty moist and tender and not BURNT for a damn change.. I used the platesetter for indirect heat. The fat just rendered away from the chicken but the chicken was still very moist. After the chicken was done, I pull the grate and srapped off the PS with a spatula to remove the drippings.... Is this the correct way to clean it? I just thought since it was still hot, it would be easier to clean. The BGE is still going and I will let it go unit the coals burn down.. I figure the heat will certain burn off that chicken fat in the bottom.


  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    i use a putty scraper after it cools.... then every once in awhile i will just burn the egg to do some cleaning... my pizza stone is on now at 700 :whistle:

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  • BamaFanBamaFan Posts: 658
    Put in a drip pan or cover the plate setter in foil. Saves on clean up !
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226

    I also use a wire brush while the grid is still hot and just before shutting the egg down.

  • BamaFanBamaFan Posts: 658
    Clean it while it's a good thing to know. I agree.
  • Cpt'n CookCpt'n Cook Posts: 1,917
    I did chicken thighs last night at 400 indirect with auminum foil on the PS, no clean-up at all.
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