Recipes — smoked food

Matt Curmi

Apple Smoked BBQ Drumsticks

Apple Smoked BBQ Drumsticks

You can use this recipe for any amount of chicken drumsticks. Could be 2, could be 20! Serves: It depends Total time: 3 hours   Ingredients Apple Smoking Chips Chicken Drumsticks BBQ sauce of your choice Method Preheat a smoker to 275° F. Add some BBQ sauce to a mixing bowl and toss the chicken to coat evenly. Reserve some sauce for brushing on the chicken throughout the cook. Place the drumsticks in the smoker and cook for 2-2 1/2 hours, brushing with more sauce about every 30 minutes. Internal temp should be around 190° for very tender results. A quick sear in a...

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Matt Curmi

Apple Smoked Gochujang Chicken Drumsticks

Apple Smoked Gochujang Chicken Drumsticks

This recipe scales up easily if you're making chicken drums for a crowd! Serves: 2 Total time: 3 hours   Ingredients Apple Smoking Chips 6 Chicken Drumsticks For the Glaze ¼ cup Gochujang paste 2 Tbsp Sugar 1 Tbsp fresh Ginger, grated 1 Garlic clove, minced 2 Tbsp White Vinegar 2 Tbsp Water Method Preheat a smoker to 275°F. Place all the ingredients for the glaze in a pan. Whisk to combine and bring to a simmer. Cook for 5 minutes or until thick and sticky. Add some glaze to a mixing bowl and toss the chicken to coat evenly. Reserve some glaze...

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Matt Curmi

Cherry Smoked Wine Can Chicken

Cherry Smoked Wine Can Chicken

Move over beer can chicken! Wine can chicken is here and we are into it! Crispy skin, juicy flesh, and packed with flavor. Serves: 2 Total time: 20 minutes   Ingredients Cherry Smoking Chips 1 whole Chicken 1 can of Wine, Red or Rose 1 Tbsp Chipotle Pepper in Adobo ¼ cup White Vinegar ⅓ cup Sugar Method Preheat a charcoal grill to around 500°F setting the coals on one side, preparing the grill to cook over indirect heat. Place the chipotle, vinegar, and sugar in a pan with 2 Tbsp water. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 3 minutes until...

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Matt Curmi

Grilled Steak Panzanella Salad

Grilled Steak Panzanella Salad

This smoky steak salad will have you craving salad for dinner! Super satisfying and packed with flavor.  Serves: 2 Total time: 20 minutes Ingredients Mesquite Smoking Chips 2 - 8 oz Sirloin Steaks Kosher Salt 1 Baguette, torn into large cubes Olive Oil 12 Cherry Tomatoes, halved 1 small Cucumber, sliced Salad Greens For the Dressing 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard 1 Tbsp White Vinegar ¼ cup Olive Oil Method Preheat a charcoal grill, the coals are ready when they are white hot. Throw a handful of mesquite smoking chips directly onto the hot coals. Season the steak on both sides with salt, and...

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