Homegrown Chicken In a Rotisserie? How Will It Turn Out?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by TheHappyHen21, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. TheHappyHen21

    TheHappyHen21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a few roosters in my Unsexed chicks as i can see. I plan to raise them then send them to Camp. I usually put them in the crock pot or oven but want to do it differently when it comes time. Im looking into buying a Rotisserie Oven. I have never used one before! Do i prepare the bird first? Do i Brine It? Please let me know if you have ever done it and how you did it :)[​IMG]
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    IMHO, rotisseries should only be used for cornishX. They cook other birds too fast. I tried it with my first Freedom Ranger and it was tough.
    They need to be cooked low and slow. A smoker works well, or the oven at low heat till the meat starts to fall off the bone.

    The other thing you need to do is let the meat rest a few days before you cook or freeze.
     
  3. TheHappyHen21

    TheHappyHen21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh yes i know the resting phase. I have raised chickens and butchered for food in the past :)
     

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