Smoked Bucket Chicken (Native American Style Chicken)

Recipe by Chef Otaktay
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READY IN: 3hrs 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • butter (spray butter)
  • 2
    cups hickory chips (2 cups/2 handfuls)
  • 4
    tablespoons garlic seasoned pepper, season to liking or 4 tablespoons seasoning, of choice season to liking
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DIRECTIONS

  • Well, you're going to need as well:
  • A 5 gallon metal bucket (paint burned off).
  • 3 wooden stakes.
  • Tin foil (15x15).
  • 8 lb. bag of matchlight charcoal.
  • Cotton string (about 3-4 ft.).
  • Make or acquire 3 sturdy wooden stakes. Drive them into ground after laying down foil.
  • Place the stakes close enough together so that you can fit the three chickens on them and still fit bucket over them].
  • Place seasoned chickens, breasts outwards, on stakes, and tie string around them tightly so that when cooking, nothing falls off.
  • Once chickens are placed and tied, spray a lot of butter all around the chickens and season them some more.
  • You're almost there!
  • Place hickory chips around and underneath the chickens.
  • Put bucket over chickens and pour all the charcoal around the bucket.
  • Light it up!
  • The chickens should cook for at least 3-3 1/2 hours.
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