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anybody ever inject chicken thighs ?

i am going to smoke some thighs tongiht and its a bit last minute and I have no time to brine .

I am thinking that i could inject them with a bit of something .

thoughts ? and ideas what to inject with ?
Toronto

Comments

  • No, never done that as thighs seem to have enough natural moisture (fat) anyway. Let us know how it turns out. 
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  • pantsypantspantsypants Posts: 1,191
    only one response ?
    Dont tell me people are working ?
    Toronto
  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091
    No need to inject thighs as they have plenty of fat to keep them moist....
  • I agree with the others... never saw a reason to brine or inject chicken thighs.

    It certainly wouldn't hurt them though. Depends on what flavor you were going for as to what to inject them with.
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  • pantsypantspantsypants Posts: 1,191
    awesome guys thanks .

    Toronto
  • Not sure about injecting, but Huli Huli BBQ sauce from Hawaii is great for a quick marinade in a zip lock bag. Might work as an injection. Available direct or from World Market, Amazon. Good stuff on chicken or pork.


    Chris
    Falls Church, VA
    Large & Mini
  • I inject mine with franks hot sauce. Right along the bones. My wife and I just love the flavor when we bight into them.
    Franklin, Tn
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