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Smokey

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Steggles and the Captains brine? Be Aware
« on: August 19, 2017, 12:12:45 PM »
So I get home today and grab a beer from the beer fridge only to spot a huge steggles chicken in there that the lovely had purchased earlier.
What did you have in mind for that I asked?
She said that's for Sunday roast,, Can you stick it in your captain mates brine?
(She loves cookys brine)  :)
I kind of humft and said, "Its probably already brined" and that was that.
Several hours later (Beers) I actually picked up the chook and read the "Ingredients"
Yep, That buzzard is hammed  :P :o
Just holding it and the feel tells you so.

Always check that ingredient list as doing anything more to this bird is futile.

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« Last Edit: August 19, 2017, 12:15:12 PM by Smokey »

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Re: Steggles and the Captains brine? Be Aware
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2017, 03:32:35 AM »
90% chicken!!!!  Was it already stuffed?  If not, that is a lot of brine.

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Re: Steggles and the Captains brine? Be Aware
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2017, 04:32:32 AM »
Nope, No stuffing.  10 percent water in and around the bird.
It might sound like cheating but there is no real "foul" play, Its how steggles get their chooks to taste the way they do.
Not really my cup of tea but they arnt half bad in the scheme of things.
When ever you brine, More water is added to the total weight.