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chickypie

ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,308
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
some recycled ideas & selective inbreeding, this is a cross between the chic-o-stix, chicken in a cup, & blue swine pie.

I like cooking with ground meats – allows you to break away from the natural anatomy of the given animal & form any shape you want plus there’s no better tenderization method I know of. Of course there’s a recent trend toward letting it rot into a festering pile of post-enzymated fecal matter, but that ain’t my thing.

Chicken thigh meat works particularly well as it naturally contains a perfect amount of fat to keep it from dying out; this wouldn’t work with breast meat or lean ground beef.

Of course you could put whatever you want in this, but my inaugural chickypie contained roasted green & red peppers along with grilled Portobello mushrooms & swiss:

grind chicken thighs:

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in a pie tin, spray just enough Pam to give your favorite rub something to stick to:

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apply the thigh:

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a layer of roasted green pepper:

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a layer of swiss cheese:

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a layer of grilled portobello mushrooms:

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a layer of roasted red pepper

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more thigh meat:

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to the egg indirect (with everything but the exterior shell already cooked, phase one of cooking is really just a bake to firm up the chicken):

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This would be a really good time to enjoy a fine beverage & some good music:



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following a few, flip onto a grid (or veggie cooker) to get some smoke & color on the bottom, this would be a good time to sauce the top if you want. Leave on another 15 minutes-ish till it looks good:

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all done:

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Cut that beotch open & see what’s what:

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Spring is definitely in the air here
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Comments

  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Brilliant! Looks damn tasty too.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,946
    Well, at least you're drinking a decent beer laddie!

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Nice, Marc. I like it. Next time, invite me!!

    Is your piggy crying a sooty tear?
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  • You sir are AMAZING!!!!!!! That is food art.

    Doug
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  • elzbthelzbth Posts: 2,075
    Very creative dish - looks so delicious! ;)
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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,272
    I'm all over trying that one Zip!! Easy peasy and I bet full of flavor.
    Thanks.
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  • Sick - Zippy was the guy that thought up ways to torture people in his previous life B)
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    i like the pie pan idea. it'd make it easier for me to throw that sh!t out my driver's side window.
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,308
    easy indeed, & the flavor can go as far as you push it. I was in a veggie mood, but also thought maybe a mid-layer of smoked sausage would be good, maybe some fresh herbs, a stroll through the supermarket could yield a lot of possibilities
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  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Interesting cook. I bet it was pretty good. My guess is good flavor and texture. ;)
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  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,308
    when zippy the pig was in his original pen, I accidentally dripped a stream of hogg fat from a drip pan through the table onto his eye. For a little while, it was bright orange, but over time turned black; that was a few years ago & he's still crying :laugh: :laugh:

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  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,308
    Oh c’mon, we know you’re already on the sixth revision of your shopping list for your very own chickypie
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  • I'd be crying too, if I was a pig living at your house!!! hahahaha
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  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    What a nifty idea! I gotta try it, thanks for posting :) :ohmy:
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  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    Eat more CHIKIN! Looks great Zip. :)
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  • Wow! What a great idea!!!
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  • bitslammerbitslammer Posts: 818
    That's a must try. Looks fantastic.
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  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,168
    You must be a creative chef for Taco Bell. Take four ingredients, put them together in a myriad of different layers and name each creation something new.

    Break out of the mold a little next time and quit being so predictable.
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  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,308
    some people think I do that in a current life :ohmy:
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  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,308
    well halleluiah the end of days must by nigh, you’ve made a rare semi lucid observation on the same day as your comrade
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  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    I do have a grinder,.....and 'Loney.........I could make a 'Loney pie! :laugh: :evil: :P ;) OH, I can't wait til this move is over!
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    i bet it tastes better coming out than going in
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Take it Hoss and run! I don't have a grinder. :woohoo:
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  • W-O-W ! That looks incredibly awesome! I need to give that a try! Did you load the recipe in the recipe section??????? Pleeeese? Otherwise, I will have to guess and re-invent the wheel. Which, in Eggdom, can't be all that bad.

    Thanks for posting the great idea!
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  • GrumpsGrumps Posts: 182
    What an awesome cook! That was a great idea, thanks for posting it.
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  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Wow!!
    That looks fantastic
    Great idea :)

    Shane
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  • LobichoLobicho Posts: 557
    saliva is dripping as I speak...
    WOW!!!
    great cook!!!
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  • With your inspiration---a porkypie is now cooking on my egg.

    Filled with sauteed apples, bacon, shallots, ginger, carmalized onions and fontina cheese.

    Thanks for the creative vision.
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