Chicken Stand

The Kamado Joe Chicken Stand lets you make tender whole chicken on your grill. Simply fill the stand with the liquid of your choice (beer, marinade, juice, etc.), set a whole chicken onto the stand and place on your Kamado Joe. The steam from the liquid makes the meat moist.

Prep Instructions:

  • Remove giblets package from whole chicken and trim off any excess skin
  • Wash chicken and pat dry outside with paper towel
  • Add your favorite dry rub to the skin and/or between the meat and skin
  • Use the legs of the chicken to balance it on the Kamado Joe Chicken Stand

Methods


Grilling

  • Direct Method (1 hour @ 350°F (175°C) OR 8 minutes per pound)
  • Place chicken on Chicken Stand directly on cooking grate.
  • Recommended for chickens and other foul 5lbs in weight or smaller.

Roasting

  • Indirect Method (1.75 hours @ 325°F (160°C) OR 15 minutes per pound)
  • Use Heat Deflector in the bottom position. Place drip pan between the Heat Deflector and the cooking grate.

Smoking

  • Indirect Method (3.5 hours @ 225°F (105°C) OR 30 minutes per pound)
  • Use Heat Deflector in the bottom position. Place drip pan between the Heat Deflector and the cooking grate.
  • If you are using an internal thermometer, the target temperature is 160°F (71°C).

Recipes


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Beer Can Chicken

The Kamado Joe Chicken Stand will hold one 16 oz. bottle of beer. Alternately, you fill the Chicken Stand half way full of beer, then add your favorite ingredients (e.g. butter, onions, garlic, chile peppers)

Marinades

Use any prepackaged marinade or your own recipe and fill the Kamado Joe Chicken Stand 3/4 of the way full. Create your own recipe and experiment with fruit juices like apple, orange, pineapple or cranberry. Add your favorite herbs or spices to the juice like bay leaves, thyme, rosemary or sage.