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Injection marinade for chicken
« on: August 31, 2012, 07:45:45 PM »
Doing a deep fried whole chicken tomorrow. About 8.5 lbs and I'm thinking of trying to inject some more flavour into the bird.
Anyone have a good injection marinade recipes?

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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2012, 06:31:36 PM »
Wow...seriously?  No replies?  I thought American's either smoked or deep fried all their meals.

I skipped the injection and just deep fried the bird.  Very good but I think a shot of flavour into the meat would have made it awesome.
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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2012, 10:54:50 PM »
Sorry man, I don't inject and/or deep fry things.  Smoked a bunch of wings, a chicken, and some hatch chile ABTs today though.  Fantastic.
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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2012, 03:31:33 PM »
Sorry man, I wanted to reply but have little experience with this. Have fried whole turkeys this way but injected clarified butter IIRC.

For the chickens a brine would have been appropriate but if you want to inject I would think something based in citrus (orange juice) or soy sauce.
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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2012, 04:27:34 PM »
No problem guys.  I figured if someone had an idea they'd have said so.  Next time I'll try a brine or just whip up something.  I had this crazy idea of doing a reverse buffalo wing.  Butter and hot sauce injected all through the meat and then into the fryer.  I don't have any pre-made marinades, just access to veterinary syringes and love of fried foods.

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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2012, 05:05:38 PM »
I inject our chicken with Soy Sauce regularly with results we love. 
But it mostly gets baked or grilled....not fried.
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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2012, 02:02:13 PM »
I deep fried two that I injected with 50/50 beer and butter. Yes.....it was epic!
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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2012, 02:32:15 PM »
I deep fried two that I injected with 50/50 beer and butter. Yes.....it was epic!

Done that^^^^^

 I also use a creamy italian dressing/butter mix.
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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2012, 04:11:24 PM »
Chef M to the rescue:

Fried Turkey marinade

I inject fried turkeys with this marinade, and use it to marinade/baste whole pork sirloins for the grill too.  Don't see why it won't work on chicken.

I've tried it with and without the Zatarain's crab boil.  I like it way better with it in.  I like spicy.
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Re: Injection marinade for chicken
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2012, 09:20:42 PM »
Want more flavor look for old laying chickens (old=18 months) the cook them up. I would inject supermarket chickens with tumeric,cumin,garlic,onion,mexican oregano, salt, pepper,paprika (smoked)and cayanne pepper.
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