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First Cook (Spatchcock Chicken)

Well..finally got a chance to break in the new Egg that was bought last weekend.  Did a spatchcock chicken with olive oil and dizzy pig on it.  Cooked indirect at 350° for 1.5 hours, took off the fire when internal temp reached 170°.  I must say, that was some of the moistest chicken I have ever had.  My wife was skeptical about it until she tried it, now I think she's going to have me make dinner on the Egg from now on.  I cannot wait to do my next cook, thinking of heading out to the store tomorrow to get maybe a pork butt or a tenderloin.  A shout out to everyone on here who gave me some advice earlier in the week... it was definitely appreciated.  Pictures of the chicken to follow.... as soon as I find where my kids put the USB cord.
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,422
    Welcome and congrats on a good first cook.
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,030
    Good work!
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 13,810
    Makes me happy when a new egger makes a delicious first meal.  Your handle means "child iron" in german.   at least that's my drunken interpretation is this late at night.  :)  welcome to the forum!
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  • Good job, first of many welcome!
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,131
    Welcome aboard-great cook out of the gate.  As you are sorting out, it is a gamechanger-in many ways!
    Louisville
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  • Nice first cook...there will be many more good cooks.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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