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Spatchcock chicken in the fridge question

BigGreenBamaGrillerBigGreenBamaGriller Posts: 539
edited October 2012 in Poultry
How long would you guys feel comfortable putting a spatchcocked bird in the fridge before egging?

Thanks,

Chris
Killen, AL (The Shoals)
XL, Small, Minimax, and Mini BGEs
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,197
    Overnight uncovered is all it takes to get the skin crunchy.  Maximum length?  Dunno.  If it starts smellin' funky, that's too long :)) I suppose it depends on how old it is to start with.
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  • Thanks Nola. Grilling for the Bama/Mizzou game tomorrow @ 2:30. I was hoping it wouldn't be too long to prepare the bird tonight.
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  • I put mine in the fridge last night with a light sprinkling of salt to make sure the skin is crispy.

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