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Cooking Pork/Chicken for Pulled Sandwiches

So my wife is not a pork eater so when I do pork butt for sandwiches I end up cooking some chicken on the side usually on another grill which is a hassle.  I am thinking of doing a whole chicken along with the pork both on the egg.  Just curious if anyone here has done this.  Obviously the cook times are different but it seems like it would work.  


  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 4,665
    should work if you have the room
    I'd ice down the chicky breast ala Mad Max Turkey method

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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 10,293
    If your doing the chicken for pulled chicken I would throw on a few quarters and let em ride. I’ve done low n slow chicken @250ish for 6 or so hrs before I pulled it off.  Shreds really great too 


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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 23,461
    @Mattman3969 - the resident pulled chix expert.  I've even gone 8 hours with the chix so no worries regarding time.
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 27,375
    this was with turkey but chicken would be fine

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  • Srf_in_DfwSrf_in_Dfw Posts: 41
    Yeah I wouldn't do a whole chicken, I'd just get a bunch of thighs and let it ride. I've done them low and slow and they shred into terrific pulled chicken.
    LBGE, Minimax

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  • abtaylor260abtaylor260 Posts: 190
    I think you just gave me an idea for a nice easy weekend cook! Thanks! 
  • LKNEggLKNEgg Posts: 339
    Great thinking!    I was going to do 2 pork butts for the Kentucky derby, but now it will be pulled pork and chicken sliders on the menu!
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  • BigGreenKevBigGreenKev Posts: 129
    It's not on the egg bit I've had great success with pulled chicken in a crockpot.
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