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Chicken Bombs (pictures)

NecessaryIndulgNecessaryIndulg Posts: 1,138
edited April 2013 in Poultry
...when chicken and ABTs collide!

Thanks to @nashbama for the inspiration... these were a huge hit last night.

Chicken Bombs

I stuffed the jalapeños with a mixture of goat cheese and jack cheese:

Chicken Bombs
Chicken Bombs

Wrapped it all up with bacon:

Chicken Bombs

Slathered them with Sticky Fingers Carolina Classic.

Chicken Bombs

And cooked raised direct for 45 minutes at about 350F.

Chicken Bombs

They rocked!

Chicken Bombs

More info HERE.

Thanks, @nashbama!
I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Wow! Enough said.

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    Looks great.... How'd I know you would use goat cheese in there? ;)

    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,063
    Those look fantastic! I would love those even more if the japs had a lot of zing.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • tazcrash said:
    Looks great.... How'd I know you would use goat cheese in there? ;)

    I know... it's an addiction. 8-}
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • nashbamanashbama Posts: 102
    Excellent shots, those look amazing!
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  • pflugpflug Posts: 27
    Looks awesome. Is "raised direct" when the grid is at gasket level but without the platesetter? Is there an easy way to do that without buying an additional accessory?
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  • NecessaryIndulgNecessaryIndulg Posts: 1,138
    edited April 2013
    @pflug - I use two fire bricks to raise mine:
    Chicken Wings on The Big Green Egg
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,667
    I bet they were a hit, looks great Kristi.
                                                                        
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,472
    edited April 2013
    Wished I was going to make Austin Saturday to meet you.  Very nice chicken. You still have to make it to Salado 8->
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Kristi, those look great, well worth the wait
    B-)
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Kristi , I am adding this to my bookmarks! I Sev. Of your cooks bookmarked!
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • NecessaryIndulgNecessaryIndulg Posts: 1,138
    edited April 2013
    Mickey said:

    Wished I was going to make Austin Saturday to meet you.  Very nice chicken. You still have to make it to Salado 8->

    @Mickey - What do you mean? :( You won't be there!? How far is Austin from you?
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,308
    Breast or thighs??

    Looks amazing!!


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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,472
    Wished I was going to make Austin Saturday to meet you.  Very nice chicken. You still have to make it to Salado 8->
    @Mickey - What do you mean? :( You won't be there!? How far is Austin from you?
    It is only an hour but the next Sat. we have 60 coming to the house for Egged lunch.  Still have to much to do around the house and dont have the 4 or 5 hours to spair. My loss to meet you and see lots of old friends.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • NecessaryIndulgNecessaryIndulg Posts: 1,138
    edited April 2013
    Mickey said:



    Mickey said:

    Wished I was going to make Austin Saturday to meet you.  Very nice chicken. You still have to make it to Salado 8->

    @Mickey - What do you mean? :( You won't be there!? How far is Austin from you?
    It is only an hour but the next Sat. we have 60 coming to the house for Egged lunch.  Still have to much to do around the house and dont have the 4 or 5 hours to spair. My loss to meet you and see lots of old friends.



    :(( :((  :((
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • Breast or thighs??

    Looks amazing!!

    Thanks, @MrCookingNurse! Either will work, but I used thighs.
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • HDumptyEsqHDumptyEsq Posts: 1,095

    Did you use flattened breasts or boneless thighs? Thighs would probably stay moister or does the bacon do that with breasts? They look delicious, by the way.

    I just got a medium for Christmas with lots of eggsesories to go with my smoker and Charbroil Infrared. These two have been redundant since!! Done all sorts from pizzas to pork shoulder. Love it.

    Tony in Brentwood, TN.

    Medium BGE, New Braunfels off-set smoker, 3-burner Charbroiler gasser, mainly used for Eggcessory  storage, old electric upright now used for Amaz-N-Smoker.

    "I like cooking with wine - sometimes I put it in the food." - W. C. Fields

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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,461
    Dark meat!!!!
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    Travis isn't coming either, Kristi.  He and Mickey only go to the Salado Eggfest.  But, I'll be there.  I made a special point to be there since you were coming.

    Maybe, you can help Pam and I cook our Kalbi and Tequila Shrimp.

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    Just west of Austintatious

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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,292
    Awesome, love the use of goat cheese. My wife is dairy free so we use it all the time.
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  • I made a special point to be there since you were coming.

    Thank you, VI!  You're a real friend. ;))  
    We are really looking forward to meeting you and Pam (& eating your food!). 

    @HDumptyEsq -- I used thighs, but butterflied breasts would work, too.

    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • milesbrown4milesbrown4 Posts: 314
    @Kristi - any advice on substitute for goat cheese?  I love it - but the Queen is not a fan - too tangy?  But I love the consistency and want to use it.  I know you cook with it all the time, would love any recommendations.  Thanks!
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,892
    Beautiful!  I think they need mashed potatoes tho!
    ;)

    I think next time I do stuffed chicken I might have to try raised direct.  The bacon looks soooo nice and crispy  
    :@)


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,851
    I feel totally left out!  [-(
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,254
    Hey Kristi, can I borrow your fire brick set up picture for a blog post that I'm working on?  I want to show an alternative to the double fire ring set up I used.  Thanks!!!!
    Knoxville, TN
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,345
    Kristi, I hope to meet you on saturday.  
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • @milesbrown4 -- softened cream cheese works really well. It doesn't have much pizazz (imo) but you can jazz it up with shredded cheese and various seasonings.  Sometimes I mix goat cheese & cream cheese in my poppers.

    @NibbleMeThis -- definitely!  There are a couple in this Flickr set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/necessaryindulg/sets/72157627911604435/

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    Austin Egghead -- see you Saturday! :)

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    travisstrick -- How far are you from Austin?  and why aren't you going to the Fest?

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    Mickey -- I'm still sad. :(  I completely understand, but we will miss the opportunity to meet you this weekend.
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,851
    I'm 45 min from Austin but I'll be at a BBQ competition at lake Buchanan. :ar!
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    Kristi, I know these do have some labor behind them, but I hope these are made for Saturday.  
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • @tazcrash:  I'm not cooking Saturday -- I'm going to eat, drink, meet, and take pictures! Look forward to meeting you! :)



    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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