Andy Skahill is out at the Iowa State Fair making the Quad Cities proud with his "Southern Finger Stickin' Chicken" recipe. He took first place in the poultry category and won the vote for championship dish.

56 backyard chefs competed in the Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest in eight different categories: Beef, Combo/Specialty, Lamb, Pork, Poultry, Turkey, Team, or Youth.

Andy's BBQ chicken dish beat out the likes of prime rib and burgers to win him the championship. If you want to try your hand at making his recipe, or any of the others, on your own grill: click here. Including bragging rights, Andy also received $200, the champion’s crown, and a permanent trophy as the 2018 Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest Champion.