Smokin’ Good: How To Prepare A Mouth-Watering Smoked Chicken Recipe At Home

Chicken By May 14, 2023
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Smoking A Chicken Recipe

Classic Smoked Chicken


1 whole chicken
1 cup wood chips
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp garlic powder


Preheat smoker to 225°F.
Rinse chicken and pat dry.
Mix salt, black pepper, and garlic powder together. Rub the mixture all over the chicken.
Place the chicken in the smoker for 3-4 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Spicy Smoked Chicken Wings


2 lbs chicken wings
1/2 cup wood chips
2 tbsp paprika
1 tbsp cayenne pepper
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tsp salt


Preheat smoker to 250°F.
Mix paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt together. Coat the chicken wings with the spice mixture.
Place the chicken wings in the smoker for 2-2.5 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Smoked Chicken Salad


2 cups shredded smoked chicken
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 tbsp dijon mustard
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste


Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
Enjoy on a sandwich or salad.

Smoked Chicken Quesadillas


2 cups shredded smoked chicken
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
4 flour tortillas


Mix smoked chicken, cheddar cheese, monterey jack cheese, green onions, and cilantro together in a bowl.
Place a tortilla on a skillet over medium heat.
Spoon the chicken mixture onto the tortilla.
Top with another tortilla and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted and tortilla is crispy.
Repeat with remaining tortillas and chicken mixture.
Serve with salsa and sour cream.


Smoking a chicken can elevate any dish and add a delicious smoky flavor. From classic smoked chicken to innovative recipes like smoked chicken quesadillas, there are endless possibilities when it comes to smoking a chicken. Experiment with different spices and flavors to create your own unique dishes that will wow your taste buds.

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