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So this finally happened today (just a few days short of 6 weeks). 

 

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Since we’re rapidly running out of month, the inaugural cook also happens to be for the Five Ingredient Challenge.  I was inspired by John Setzler’s SloRoller chicken video so I opted for that method.

 

Ingredients:

Whole chicken

Pineapple

Red pepper

Vidalia onion

Honey

Wayward Gourmet Applewood Smoked BBQ Awesomeness

Salt & Pepper

Olive Oil

 

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I did a dry brine on the chicken the night prior.

 

Finally fired up the grill and set it for 375.  I swapped sides at about the 35 minute point and bumped the temp up to 425, checked on them after an hour and reduced the temp to 400.  Pulled both at about 80-85 minutes.

 

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Slow roasted the veggies with some salt & pepper and olive oil in the oven at 350, and finished on the grill.

 

True to John’s video, the chicken skin was crispy and the chicken super moist.  My wife’s assessment was ‘the best chicken I’ve ever cooked’ so I consider the first round (of many) a success.

 

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