Recipes — chicken

Matt Curmi

Oak Roasted Chicken Cordon Bleu

Oak Roasted Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu is a childhood favorite - this one’s for grown ups. Tip – Adequate rest time before slicing these is crucial if you want to keep all the goodies inside. Serves – 4Total Time – 1 hr Ingredients Red Oak Grilling Planks 4 5–8 oz Chicken Breasts, boneless and skinless 6 oz Ham, sliced 6 oz Cheese, swiss or gruyere gated Salt and Pepper ½ cup Flour 3 large Eggs, beaten 2 Tbsp Butter, melted 1 ½ cups Panko breadcrumbs 4 Leeks, green part removed, and sliced lenghthwise 8 Shallots, peeled 2 Tbsp Olive Oil Method Preheat the...

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Matt Curmi


Hickory Planked Spatchcock Chicken with Turmeric

Hickory Planked Spatchcock Chicken with Turmeric

An immune booster of a recipe here, plenty of turmeric, garlic, and vitamin C to help ward off illness. Serves - 4 Total Time – 1 ½ hours Tip – Spatchcocking is a great way to get dinner on the table faster as it really speeds up the cooking time for a whole bird. Check out this video to see how easy it is to spatchcock. Ingredients For the bird 2 Hickory Grilling Planks, recommend 5 x 11” 1 whole Chicken, rinsed, dried, and giblets removed 4 Tbsp Turmeric 4 cloves Garlic, minced 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 2 Tbsp Kosher Salt...

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Matt Curmi

Smoked Mac & Cheese with Chicken

Smoked Mac & Cheese with Chicken

Serves – 8 Total Time – 4 hours Smoked sides are a fantastic accompaniment to any BBQ feast. Mac and cheese is classic so why not? Tip – The breadcrumb topping adds a nice textural contrast but is certainly not an essential piece. This dish is great straight out of the smoker. Ingredients 2 cups Apple Smoking Chips 4 Chicken breasts Kosher Salt 12 oz uncooked Macaroni or Pasta of choice 2 cups Heavy Cream 1 cup grated Cheddar Cheese 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs 4 Tbsp melted  Butter 2 Tbsp chopped Parsley Method Preheat a smoker to 250°F and...

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