BBQ Chicken on the Recteq

5/26/2023 – This turned out good and it was also easy. The process below was inspired by the instructions at Recteq here.

  1. 8:00 AM – Trimmed thighs of fat and excess skin. Salted both sides to dry brine and put back into the refrigerator. They were a bit salty so next time only salt one side.
  2. 12:30 AM – Seasoned with Cajun Poultry Rub on under the skin and on top as well as the backside.
  3. 4:30 PM – Preheat Recteq to 350°F and allow to come up to temp.
  4. 5:00 PM – Place chicken on Recteq and cook for about 30 minutes. When the internal temp of the chicken is 165°F, paint on So-Good BBQ sauce.
  5. Cook another 15-20 minutes until it reaches an internal temp of 195°F.
  6. Remove chicken from recteq and allow it to rest for 10-15 minutes before serving.

Next time:

  • season it with 6POGS or add some cayenne with the Cajun Poultry Seasoning.
  • preheat to 300 to allow more time for the smoke to connect.
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