Welcome to Team Traeger
Login  |  Register

Team Traeger Blog


Traeger Tips: Chicken, Chicken, Chicken!!

Posted by Susie B. on February 21, 2013

You've heard us rave about it before, and if you follow us on Instagram you know we love to take Traeger's Chicken Challenge over and over again. There is something about a flavorful, juicy chicken that can't be beat. From the family style appeal of a beautifully roasted whole chicken, to the little fingers that love any type of food you can hold (chicken leg lollipops!), chicken is a great way to feed a crowd.

We could talk all day about how affordable it is, how easy it is to prepare, or how great it tastes coming off your Traeger, but I bet you already know all of that. Instead I am going to give you a few little recipes, tips, and tricks to help you get the very most out of your bird.

First things first, take the Chicken Challenge. 3 steps to the best chicken ever.

Step 1- Season Chicken (we love Traeger's Chicken Rub, obviously)

Step 2- Start your Traeger and leave the lid open until your fire is established and then crank that baby to high.

Step 3- Put the bird on the grill until the internal temperature reaches 170 degrees Fahrenheit. (about 1 hour and 10 minutes)

Now that you have cooked up this beauty of a meal, what can be done other than devour it on the spot? I offer you my best tips for using up that tasty chicken:

  • My first tip is also my second tip. (Mind blown?) Double or triple your Chicken Challenge experience and cook multiple birds at the same time. Eat one immediately, and save the rest for the most delectable leftovers of your life.
  • We love to use our leftover shredded chicken on our Wood Fired Pizzas. Having deliciously smoked chicken on a crispy fire-roasted pizza is a hearty, flavorful weeknight meal.                                                                             

                                                                                         
  • Try sliced chicken breasts on your sandwiches instead of that processed deli almost-meat. You'll consider cooking a chicken at the beginning of each week just to slice the breast meat for a fresh take on lunch. Want to take that sammy up a notch? Put on some extra cheese, butter your bread and toast the whole sandwich on your Traeger.
  • Make that chicken last! Use your leftover chicken carcass to make a rich and delicious homemade stock. Place the whole carcass, 1 cup carrots, 1 cup celery, 1 cup onion, 2 cloves garlic, and a bundle of your favorite herbs (parlsey, rosemary, thyme, sage) into your crockpot and cover with water. Cook on low for at least 8 hours (I leave mine overnight) and then strain. Homemade stock will keep fresh in the fridge for a week or frozen for up to six months.

 

So what are you waiting for Traeger Nation?? Grab a few beautiful little birds and get to grilling! I promise, you won't regret it. 

Comments

3/27/2014 3:00:40 PM #

Hurrah! After all I got a webpage from where I be capable of actually get helpful data regarding my study and knowledge.

Feel free to visit my web site:  direct loan lenders - http://free-facebook-account-hack.com/

direct loan lenders United States

3/28/2014 11:46:17 PM #

Going inside and out of the real estate for sale in marrakech morocco marina and world renown restaurants where choosy guests dine on exotic dishes like skate with capers or estouffade de sanglier. If real estate for sale in marrakech morocco you have kids. In other words, everything is relative.

Visit my website;  Housing - http://www.1000her.eu/profile/alcanter

Housing United States

3/30/2014 5:01:55 AM #

When I initially commented I clicked the "Notify me when new comments are added" checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four e-mails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove me from that service? Thanks!

Visit my page ... best love quotes ( Renato - play.google.com/.../details )

Renato United States

4/1/2014 8:34:12 AM #

Essential fatty acids smooth and coat the follicle shaft and have been discussing them for several years, and it also has a full-size crib with beautiful Winnie the Pooh bedding. Of course, property the Koutoubia mosque is the second hottest since records began. In fact, there are the Saadian Tombs, go early, as the right side.

My blog -  marrakech real estate holding sarl - http://aladini.ge/profile/hamni

marrakech real estate holding sarl United States

Add comment




  Country flag

biuquote
  • Comment
  • Preview
Loading



Please login to leave a comment.