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Old 05-02-2013, 09:12 AM   #1
Hooph Hearted
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Default Marinade or Rub when smoking?

I am smoking a lamb for the first time to be used for gyros. It will cook at around 230°. Everything I have gathered from this site says to run it for 1-1/2 to 2 hours for a med rare. Since I am smoking slowly with soaked wood chips (apple/pecan mix - no charcoal), would a marinade possibly "over soak" the meat for smoking and I should just use a rub? Or can I do both if I leave the meat out for an hour or so to get to room temp? Or should I just go rub heavy?

Any other suggestions would be great.

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