Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

Sherry M Watson
Ratings : 4.3 ⭐ from 614
⌛ Trim 5 min, marinade overnight, cook 60 min
🗒️ 15 ingredients
👩‍🍳 2 people, 4 dinners each

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All you need are 15 ingredients and the readiness to follow 8 simple steps.

Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken, 5 to 7 pounds, backbone, wingtips trimmed
  • Marinade: 1 cup each strong tea, apple cider vinegar, sweet soy sauce, 3 Tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tsp each garlic, pepper
  • 1 Tbs warm honey
  • Fresh trim broth: 1/2 cup each celery stalk, carrot, yellow onion, chopped
  • Smoked carcass broth: cup each sliced yellow onion, shiitake mushrooms
  • For the soups each: 2 nests mung bean noodles, 1/2 cup wild rice
  • 1 Cup fresh parsley garnish
  • 1 Cup fresh chopped green onion garnish
  • Celeriac soup flavoring
  • 1 Chimney charcoal
  • 1 Chimney soaked oak wood
  • Loose leftover tealeaves
  • Equipment: barbecue or grill, cast iron dutch oven with lid, kitchen scissors, large ziplock bag
  • Cost: 7 pound chicken $9, charcoal 50 cents, soaked oak wood 50 cents, vegetables $1, marinade, spices, rice, other $1: per dinner, $1.50
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💡️ After preparing all the ingredients, you are ready to concoct california farm barbecue smoked chicken by following the 8 following steps:

Method

  • Remove the backbone: Rinse chicken in cold water, use kitchen scissors to remove loose skin, wingtips. Lay chicken with breast down, snip along both sides of the backbone, through the ribs, easy as trimming stems from fresh flowers. Cut trimmed backbone in half, use with wingtips, neck, fat to make broth. Lay chicken breasts up, press with the palms of your hands till chicken is flat.

    Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked ChickenRecipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

  • Make the fresh trim broth overnight in soup pan with lid. Brown trimmed chicken pieces in dutch oven on low heat in chicken fat. When brown, add 1/2 cup each chopped onion, carrot and celery. When fragrant, add 4 cups of water. Simmer overnight. Scrape meat off the bones, keep the meat. Dispose of bones in garden fermenter. Enough broth to make 4 cups of dinner soup.

    Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked ChickenRecipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

  • Make the fresh trim chicken dinner soup from the fresh broth: bring fresh trim chicken broth to boil, add 1/2 cup dry rice, add mung bean nest, 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley, 1 chopped fresh green onion, taste, add seasalt, pepper, celeriac flavoring as desired Simmer till rice is soft.

    Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

  • Marinade the whole chicken: make cup of strong tea, mix tea, cup of vinegar and cup of soy sauce, garlic and pepper, put in jumbo size ziplock bag. Add chicken, marinade in fridge overnight.

    Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked ChickenRecipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

  • Smoke the marinaded chicken: heat the mesquite charcoal on one end of your barbecue, put your soaked oak wood on top of the grill over the hot coals, add leftover loose tealeaves, lay chicken skin side up next to the fire, smoke half an hour. Glaze chicken skin, brush with warm honey. Smoke half an hour more till chicken leg is loose when wiggled. Rest till handwarm.

    Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked ChickenRecipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked ChickenRecipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

  • Debone the smoked chicken, save the carcass. As soon as smoked chicken is cooled enough to touch, remove breasts from ribcage and breast bone, pull leg and thigh meat from bones, pull wing meat from wing bones. Set bones aside for smoked chicken broth. Slice breasts, wings, legs and thighs 1/2” thick across the grain and serve. Leftover sliced meat is delicious cold on sandwiches, fresh for a week in the fridge.

    Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked ChickenRecipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

  • Make the smoked chicken broth. In dutch oven, put sliced whole yellow onion, whole shiitake mushrooms, and 1/2 cup wild rice, smoked chicken carcass, cover in cold water, about 4 cups, simmer till the meat falls off the bones, about an hour. Cool bones, pluck meat, put meat back in soup. Dispose of bones in garden fermenter. Freeze broth in two cup ziplock bags till ready to serve. Reheat with out bringing to boil. Makes 4 cups of dinner soup.

    Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

  • Make smoked chicken dinner soup: heat smoked chicken broth, add 1 nest of mung bean noodles, add chopped fresh parsley, add chopped frozen green beans or peas, taste, add sea salt, pepper, celeriac soup flavoring, simmer till fragrant. Serve with fresh sour dough bread.

    Recipe: California Farm Barbecue Smoked Chicken

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