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Spatchcock Verses Upright...the difference?

edited 12:50AM in EggHead Forum
What is the benefit to cooking a spatchcock chicken instead of just sticking that BGE chicken holder up its butt?


  • Mike in AbitaMike in Abita Posts: 3,302
    I haven't tried one upright. I just finished eating a spatchcocked. It was by far the juciest bird I've ever cooked on a grill. EVER. Even jucier than the one I brined and cooked on my kettle. [p]Just my $0.01 as I haven't tried the vertical chicken yet.[p]Mike in Abita

  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    A spatchcocked chicken will cook faster since you are laying it out flat. This may be the reason it comes out so juicy.

    [ul][li]How Juicy Is A Spatchcocked Chicken?[/ul]
    The Naked Whiz
  • The Naked Whiz,[p]Thanks guys are so good to newbies like me!
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