In this Smoked Chicken Recipe, we will teach you how to Smoke Chicken in the Pit barrel Cooker or another Barrel Style Smoker. This Easy Smoked Chicken Recipe is one that is simple to do and tastes great! We made these on the Pit Barrel Cooker, but you can also do this on any other type of grill using the indirect cooking method. Everything you need to know is below.
ITEMS USED – (Recipe Below)
THERMOWORKS THERMOPEN MK4
2 whole chickens (cut in two)
Oil to rub on chicken before rub
BBQ Rub of your choice
Optional BBQ Sauce if desired
***HOW TO MAKE THIS EASY SMOKED CHICKEN WINGS RECIPE***
First you are going to take your whole chickens and remove the backbone by either using a bread knife or poultry cutters. Once the Backbone is removed place a thin coating of oil onto the bird then cover them in your favourite bbq rub. You will coat all sides and then let it sit for about 20 minutes while you set up your grill.
Once you Chicken halves have been seasoned and your grill is set up for cooking at around 275 degrees you will then go ahead and hang your chicken in the barrel and begin cooking for 2 hours. Add in your favourite hardwood to add some extra smoky flavour.
After about 1.5 hours you chicken is ready to be sauced if you wise to sauce them. Once your chicken has been sauce to your liking place the lid back on and continue cooking for an additional 30 minutes or until your chicken reaches an internal tempreture of 165 degrees.
That’s it, Enjoy.
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