When I do chicken and waffles, I pull all the meat off, place it on the waffles, cover with hot sauce then coat it all with maple syrup... Yummy!
That's how it's done.
You do what you have to do, so you can do what you want to do!
Ole Hickory Ultra Que 2
18" Weber OTS
Primo Oval XL
NB American Gourmet offset smoker
Big Chief Smoker