Preparation: The night before mix up the injection, and stick the birdie all over moving the syringe deep into various body areas.
Make the paste in a food processor. Give the bird a good massage inside and out with this mixture getting as much as you can under the skin. Be careful NOT to puncture the skin.
Now tuck the bird into a plastic bag and refrigerate over night.
In the morning take the bird out for about 1 hour to warm him up to room temperature.
Get the smoker fired up during this time. Get it preheated to about 210F
Take about 5 feet of cheesecloth dampened in water and wrap the bird up like a mummy.
Put the bird into the smoker breast side down. and cook for about 90 minutes until the temp internal is 180F. Every 30 minutes spray the bird down getting the cheesecloth wet. Continue smoking and spraying for about 6 hours. Remove cheesecloth, cutting as necessary to remove it.
Mop should be cooked in sauce pan prior to this.
Continue smoking and mopping every 30 minutes until it is done. When done remove from smoker and allow it to rest for 15 minutes before carving.
This bird is moist, moist, moist and so good!
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