Category Archives: Recipes

Smoked Christmas Turkey

Ingredients Instructions Curing The Turkey In a large container, be sure that this will fit in your fridge, combine all the ingredients with 1L of water and mix well until the salt and sugar have dissolved Add the turkey to the container and top up with water until the turkey is submerged Allow the turkey […]

Ugly Drum Smoker Smoked Christmas Turkey

UDS ugly drum smoker smoked christmas turkey

Ingredients Instructions The Roast Combine all the ingredients except the spice rub into an appropriate container and allow the turkey to brine up to 5 days Once you have allowed your turkey to cure in the brine removed and pat dry, allow any liquid in the cavity to drain out also Clean and chop the […]

UDS Spice Smoked Duck

Pecking Duck

Ingredients Instructions Curing The Duck To cure the duck combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well, and stuff into the gut cavity of the duck Place in refrigeration uncovered to dry for 8hrs- 3 days After a minimum of 8hrs or maximum of 3 days remove the cure Allow the duck skin to […]

UDS Stone Baked Fruit Loaf

UDS Ugly Smoker Stone Baked Christmas Fruit Loaf

Ingredients 1kg unbleached bakers flour/ plain flour 15g dry yeast 570ml Luke warm water 50g brown sugar 20g salt 20ml vegetable oil 1cup Mixed dried fruit 1/4cup walnuts 1tsp mixed spice 1/2tsp ground ginger 30ml brandy Instructions Chop the died fruits and nuts into small pieces, approximately the size of your fingernail, place in a […]

Smoked Beef Cheek Ramen

Ingredients Instructions For the cheeks Massage the miso onto the beef cheeks and dust lightly with pepper Prepare your smoker to 110-130֯C and place the cheeks on a high rack or shelf Smoke your beef cheeks for 2-3hrs uncovered, after the smoking period transplant your cheeks into a suitable dish or wrap in foil with […]

Maple Smoked Sardines On Toast

Cooking In Ugly Drum Smoker (UDS)

Ingredients Instructions Smoking The Sardines If required rinse off loose scales and residue left in the stomach cavity of the fish. Pat dry with paper towel Lay your Sardines on a flat tray and generously dress the sardines with the soy sauce, maple syrup, cracked pepper and olive oil Allow you sardines to lightly cure […]

Spiced Smoked Quail with Grain Salad

Spiced smoked quail with grain salad

Ingredients Instructions Making the Brine in a medium sized container add all the ingredients for the brine and mix well until the sugar and salt have dissolved. place the quail in the liquid and cover place container in the refrigerator for 5hrs-2 days Making the Grain salad To blanch the quinoa; bring  pot of water to […]

Smoked Chicken Galantine

smoked chicken galantine

Ingredients Instructions Brining The Chicken If your butcher can butterfly and debone your chicken this is a huge bonus. Using a sharp knife trace down the back of the chicken following the spine Once the skin has been split turn the knife carefully and in a slicing motion follow the tip of the knife along […]