We challenged Mike and Ralph to cook up a storm on both charcoal smokers and gas grills, and their results don't disappoint.
From slow cooked smoked lamb to hot and fast cedar planked salmon, the boys will have you chewing your screen off to get to their BBQ.
How to Smoke Meat 101
In this exercise, The Shank Brothers put our Charmate Lawson smoker through its paces and break down the core basics of how to smoke meat low and slow. You’ll get your BBQ skills in shape by learning smoker setup, fire management, and even how to master slow cooked lamb shoulder. The boys even share a few secrets that helped them win Australia's only Lamb BBQ Grand Championship. If you want to learn how to smoke, this is a must watch!
Exercise 2 (Part 1)
How to nail BBQ chicken on gas
In this exercise, the boys prove anyone can smoke meat even on a gas BBQ. Ralph demonstrates how to spatchcock a chook and how to use a smoke box to add delicious smoke flavour to any cook. Mike shares his foolproof method of how to test if a chicken is cooked or not which is an essential skill when cooking any poultry. If you own a Weber Q, this one's for you.
Exercise 2 (Part 2)
How to nail BBQ chicken in a smoker
In this exercise, the Shank Brothers jump back on our Charmate Lawson smoker to share how easy it is to cook a chicken over charcoal and wood. Mike shows you how to spritz and sauce a bird to produce competition worthy results that will please any judge. If you haven't seen exercise 1, we suggest you watch it first to get up to speed on smoker setup and pit control.
Exercise 3 (Part 1)
How to smoke on a gas BBQ
In this exercise, the boys share 2 super easy methods to add smoke to any gas BBQ. Mikey takes on the challenge to cook up an epic Wagyu cheeseburger and serve it to an internationally recognised burger judge. How will he go? You decide.
Exercise 3 (Part 2)
How to smoke on a gas BBQ
In this exercise, the Shank Brothers share 3 more great ways to add smoke to your cook using the ever popular Weber Q. Mike shows off his planking skills before Ralph pulls out a show stopper and has our mouths drooling over the best smoked salmon we've ever tasted! If you really want to raise your BBQ fitness, this episode's for you.
How to master the campfire grill
In this exercise, we challenge the Shank Brothers to cook up some massive cowboy steaks using just an open fire and cast iron grill plate. Ralph explains how to build and control a good fire before Mikey throws his steak 'dirty’ straight over the hot coals. If you want to learn how to reverse sear a steak, this one’s for you.