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Poll Question - Spatchcock or Beer Can Chicken

SmokeStackSmokeStack Posts: 6
edited 7:07PM in EggHead Forum
Good evening to all. A friend gave me a "Farm Fresh" (never frozen) 8 pound chicken today. It's ready for the grill. My question is: should I go with the spatchcock method or the beer can method or do you have other ideas. I want to do this right so any suggestions would be appreciated.[p]Thanks for the help.


  • SmokeStack,Both would be good. Why don't you try a spatchcock if you never have before? It's cool. 8# is a big bird and it will be easier to handle laying on the grill. Moisture is not a problem on the egg, so you don't need the beer can. Have fun, Scott

  • Scotty's Inferno,
    I like spatchcock better myself...

  • SmokeStack,
    spatchcock or Spanek. You don't need the beer can with the Egg.

  • SmokeStack,
    no question[p]spatchcock the bird[p]since it's so big, I'd cook it indirect,
    so it cooks somewhat slow and stays really
    moist.[p]best, HS

  • SmokeStack,[p]No brainer --[p]Dispatch that **** and stick 'em on the Egg![p]

  • Big'unBig'un Posts: 5,909
    Spatchcock by a mile!! Try it once and you'll start drinking your beer rather than stuffing it up a birds butt.Haha.

  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    happy eggin

    happy eggin


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