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Help with chicken

edited 1:40PM in EggHead Forum
Got a 4lb whole chicken I want to do for supper tonight, I want to try the spatchcocked(Ithink its called that?) style. Anyone got the recipe? Thanks a bunch
Scott

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  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    smokeapig,
    Here is a link to my webpage on the subject. It has photos to help you "dispatch the ****". [p]TNW

    [ul][li]Spatchcock Chicken[/ul]
    The Naked Whiz
  • The Naked Whiz,
    Thanks a bunch,but one question. I see that the chicken is raised off the main cooking grid. Is there a water pan under it?? Thanks

  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    smokeapig,
    No, it is direct. What I have done (I guess I need a picture! ha ha) is take place some firebricks on their sides on the grid. Then I place a second grid on the firebricks. This raises the second grid about to the level of the top of the egg's opening. I did this to make it easier to flip the bird (which I no longer do, I do the whole cook skin side up) but some folks have said they got burned chicken doing it on the regular grid and that raising the grid helped prevent burning.[p]TNW[p]

    The Naked Whiz
  • Wise OneWise One Posts: 2,645
    The Naked Whiz, I looked at the spatchcocked chicken on your site and it appears to me that once you cut along the backbone, those little fellows could use more bracing!

  • GfwGfw Posts: 1,598
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    <p />smokeapig, I think it's also called Butterfly Chicken - check out the link for more pictures and directions :~}

    [ul][li]Butterfly Chicken [/ul]
  • Wise One,
    Lol, I bet when ole Whiz read that he was flipping the bird once again.

  • Wise OneWise One Posts: 2,645
    Minuteman, naw, TNW no longer flips the bird (during the cook).

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