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Independence Day Chicken - ala Troutman

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  • FishTalesNC
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    • Dec 2017
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    Independence Day Chicken - ala Troutman

    I’m adding to the chicken tributes to Troutman ! His cherry bomb chicken posts got to me, got a vortex for Father’s Day. First time using it today, on the 4th of July. Put some MMD on the chicken per my daughters request (I think she’d put that stuff on her Cheerios if I let her). Lit a full chimney, got things rolling on the 22” and dropped in a chunk of mesquite for good measure. Let it go 50 min, and it was 187F, just perfect for us. One bite into it and my wife says “So crispy!” Sounded like we were eating fried chicken. She was also tickled pink with the delicious corn she made in all of 2 min in her InstaPot. Happy 4th everybody! Torrential storm just took part of a crape myrtle in the front yard, hope this blows over so we can have some fireworks fun... 💥🇺🇸
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  • treesmacker
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    • May 2018
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    #2
    Oh, I don't have a Weber kettle anymore, but if I did I would definitely get that Vortex goody! Chicken looks best ever!

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    • McEDaddy
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      • Jul 2017
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      #3
      That bird looks glorious. What temp on the cook? Thanks

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      • FishTalesNC
        FishTalesNC commented
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        I really don’t know - as hot as I could get it. I never bother checking the built in thermometer and didn’t break out my iGrill2 for this cook since I knew I’d just let it roll. Sorry about that!

      • RonB
        RonB commented
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        FishTalesNC - I'm with you - let that Weber get as hot as it can for chicken.
    • McEDaddy
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      • Jul 2017
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      #4
      So that’s just a couple cut up birds, chimney of coals and a chunk of wood? Bshake some mmd on it and roll? Even more glorious!

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      • FishTalesNC
        FishTalesNC commented
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        Exactly! Just a package of legs & thighs. A little salt too since the MMD doesn’t have any.
    • Troutman
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      #5
      That’s for the shout out but the real star is that chicken ...., and the vortex ...

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      • Thunder77
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        • Halethorpe, MD
        • Weber 26.75" Kettle with SnS. Broil King Baron 5 burner. Akorn Kamado, and Akorn Jr kamado. Primo Oval Junior. Love grilling steaks, ribs, and chicken. Need to master smoked salmon Favorite cool weather beer: Sam Adams Octoberfest Favorite warm weather beer: Yuengling Traditional Lager All-time favorite drink: Single Malt Scotch

        #6
        That Vortex is a mean chicken machine!

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        • Frozen Smoke
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          • Nov 2017
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          #7
          Excellent looking yard bird! Good job keeping it simple just how BBQ was meant to be!

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