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Awesome Spatchcock and ABT Failure (PICS)

Baby girl came home from college so Dad decided to cook her favorite meal (Spatchcock Chicken) mom was in charge of the sides. Fortunately she doesnt care for ABT's but SWMBO and I love them.

Prepared them as usual and then dusted with some Dizzy Pig, I ordered some Bad Byrons that should arrive Monday, have never used it but look forward to trying.


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Also attempted a Bonaito, its in the aluminum foil. It a white sweet potato that is from Cuba. I guess I should have done more research. You cab bake them but I guess the preferred method is mashing then adding additional flavors like garlic, sour cream etc.. Wasn't crazy about it baked.

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Just lightly dusted the 7 lb bird with some Webber Steak and Chop seasoning, it tastes great on poultry.


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Tried Sierra Nevada's Seasonal Ale, Flipside, its very good highly recommend. I am also blaming this delicious liquid beverage for the failure of my ABT's.


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Big Green Egg ready for BATTLE


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Put the bird skin side down to assist in getting the skin nice and crispy.


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Molly standing by to assist if necessary!


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Egg getting its smoke on.


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Molly sporting her colors in preparation of Alabama kicking the s$#& out of Ole Miss


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Bird Came out fantastic


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ABT's were way over cooked and a big disappointment, its amazing what you will eat when you are over marinaded. Have a great weekend and ROLL TIDE ROLL.

Cheers


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LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
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Comments

  • Good Looking assistant you have there! I have 2 little buddies who have to help me (Yorkies) ! I wouldn't call the ABT's failure if you could eat them, you must try again and again !
    Ova B.
    Fulton MO
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  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 467
    Thanks Calracefan, I assure you that ABT's and the BGE will always be in my household!
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
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  • tulocaytulocay Posts: 1,736
    Looks great. Did you leave the bird skin side down the entire cook?
    LBGE, Marietta, GA
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  • Looks like great food. Did you do raised direct? What temp were you setting it and how long?

    Houston, TX - Buddy LBGE, Don SBGE, Tiny Mini & Shiny Momma Pitts n Spitts

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  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 467
    Tulocay - only did the skin side down for ten minutes, then flipped.

    Bbqlearner - Yes, it was raised direct and I always do my spatchcock between 375-400 for around one hour - according to the weight. If you haven't, invest in a thermapen, best eggccessory created. I always cook by temperature of the meat, never by time.
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 5,845
    Nothing wrong with extra crispy bacon!  It all looks great to me.  


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

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  • Thanks. As long as you can eat, looks like a success to me.

    Houston, TX - Buddy LBGE, Don SBGE, Tiny Mini & Shiny Momma Pitts n Spitts

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  • Great looking food, post, and pics!
    Cherry Hill, NJ
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  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 467
    Pig makes everything taste better! 
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
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  • Good looking assistant. I have one that looks just her. Bird looks great! If you can eat it, it ain't ruined! Roll Tide! Hope ya whip the Black Bears!
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  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 467

    Good looking assistant. I have one that looks just her. Bird looks great! If you can eat it, it ain't ruined! Roll Tide! Hope ya whip the Black Bears!
    ROLL TIDE ROLL
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
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