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Nov 24, 2010 12:56 PM

Costco-BBQ chicken- How do they do it?

I got a BBQ chicken from Costco for lunch. A cross betwen Pamalea Lee and Beyonce. Beyonce at least has talent; this bird was no good. The flesh was so wet as to be sodden, and it was slippery, and very salty. How do they cook it so as to ruin what was once undoubtedly a good bird? I am giving back the other half.

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  1. If you think Costco's is bad wait till you see Sobey's or Metro's...

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    1. re: duckdown

      I know, I know. That's the problem. Costco used to be a lot better in years gone by.

    2. I reach for the darker more well done looking ones, skin is crisp and meat is juicy.

      1. Is it not Rotissiere chicken at Canadian Costco locations?

        I haven't seen one in the store with liquid on the bottom of the container, but sometimes condensation forms on the inside on the drive home.

        1. Those big rotissiere units have a vent control, if the vents are closed you get steamed vs roasted. Operater error, which is usually the problem with most things in this world. Costco kinda has gone downhill a little, huh?

          1. I have never had a bad Costco chicken, the're also hugh, maybe i'm just lucky, but everybody I know raves about them.