Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with the smoky flavors of perfectly cooked chicken.

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with the smoky flavors of perfectly cooked chicken. These smoked chicken recipes are easy to make. Discover mouthwatering marinades, juicy tenderness, and a smokin' good time in every bite.  #grillonadime #smokedchickenrecipes #smokedchicken
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Best Smoked Chicken Recipes

From zesty BBQ to savory herb-infused creations, smoked chicken recipes are here to elevate your culinary game. Discover mouthwatering marinades, juicy tenderness, and a smokin’ good time in every bite.

The Best Smoker Recipes Chicken:

Let’s fire up the grill and embark on a flavor-packed journey. Also see Side Dishes for Smoked Chicken.

1. Smoked Chicken Breasts

This simple yet mouth-watering Smoked Chicken Breasts recipe is an ideal choice for a quick and satisfying weeknight meal.

Add in additional ingredients such as brown sugar, paprika, black pepper or your favorite spice rub.

Smoked Chicken Breast
Smoked Chicken Breasts is a delicious way to cook juicy chicken that is seasoned perfectly. Simple easy chicken recipe that makes a perfect weeknight meal.
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2. Herb Smoked Chicken

Savor the aromatic delight of this Herb Smoked Chicken. A tantalizing recipe that infuses the tender chicken with a fragrant blend of herbs. We have made Smoked Beer Can Chicken for a delicious variation.

Herb Smoked Chicken
We’ve figured out a way to put both herb and smoke flavors together in one delicious smoked chicken dish.
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3. Smoked Chicken Hot Wings

Prepare for a flavor explosion with Smoked Chicken Hot Wings. These spicy and smoky wings are the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

Smoked Chicken Hot Wings
I’ve essentially taken something that is already great and made it a whole lot better with some smoke.
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4. Smoked Buffalo Hot Wings With Crispy Skin

Featuring crispy skin, these BBQ sauce chicken wings are smothered in a tangy hot sauce. Delivering a perfect balance of heat and flavor.

Smoked Buffalo Hot Wings with Crispy Skin
You’re going to love the combination of crispy smoked wings with tangy, spicy buffalo sauce.
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5. Smoked Chicken Drumsticks

Elevate your cookouts and barbecues with the perfect Smoked Chicken Drumsticks. Get ready to impress with these succulent and flavorful drumsticks.

Smoked Chicken Drumsticks
But as far as smoked chicken recipes goes, the drumstick is an icon. 
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6. Cherry Wood-Smoked Chicken Breast Quesadillas With Pico De Gallo

This Cherry Wood-Smoked Chicken Breast Quesadillas is tailored for a charcoal grill. But for gas grills or smokers, refer to the instructions for optimal results. Delicious blend of cheese and spices for the best quesadillas.

Cherry Wood-Smoked Chicken Breast Quesadillas With Pico De Gallo
Whether you use this chicken as a main or in a quesadilla, you will love the flavor that the cherry wood imparts.
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7. BBQ Bill’s Citrus Smoked Chicken

Marinated in a refreshing lemon-lime soda blend. This chicken is slow-smoked throughout the day, resulting in incredibly flavorful and moist meat.

BBQ Bill’s Citrus Smoked Chicken
Chicken is marinated in a simple lemon-lime soda mixture, then smoked all day. This makes delicious, moist, smoked chicken.
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8. Smoked Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Indulge in the epitome of succulence with Smoked Lemon Rosemary Chicken. This whole smoked chicken boasts an exquisite flavor profile.

Smoked Lemon Rosemary Chicken
Smoked Lemon Rosemary Chicken is the most succulent whole smoked chicken you will ever taste.
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9. Smoked Chicken Salad

Combining traditional flavors with rich, smoky goodness, this easy-to-make Smoked Chicken Salad recipe delivers a delightful flavor profile.

Place the leftovers in the fridge for a quick lunch the next day.

Smoked Chicken Salad
And, let me tell you by turning this delicious traditional recipe into a smoker recipe was one of the best decisions that I have ever made.
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10. Smoked Pulled Chicken

Experience the epitome of juicy and tender pulled chicken with this mouth-watering Smoked Pulled Chicken recipe. Use different wood pellets for delicious flavor.

Smoked Pulled Chicken
Smoked pulled chicken is the juiciest, most tender, and tastiest pulled chicken you can have.
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11. Whiskey Peach Smoked Pulled Chicken

Injected with a delightful blend of peach juice, whiskey, and melted butter. This chicken achieves unparalleled succulence and melt-in-your-mouth tenderness.

Whiskey Peach Smoked Pulled Chicken
Whiskey Peach Smoked Pulled Chicken could likely win an award for the most flavorful, succulent, melt in your mouth smoked chicken that ever was. 
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12. Smoked Pulled BBQ Chicken

Perfect for sandwiches, tacos, or enjoying on its own. This Smoked Pulled BBQ Chicken dish is a must-try for any barbecue lover.

Smoked Pulled BBQ Chicken
A delicious BBQ chicken that is perfect on a sandwich, potato, or by itself.
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13. Hickory Smoked Chicken Wings

Unlock the secret to perfectly smoked chicken wings with this Hickory Smoked Chicken Wings recipe. A delightful balance of textures that will leave you craving more.

Hickory Smoked Chicken Wings
This recipe is an easy way to learn how to smoke chicken wings with deep smokey flavors that are nice and crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside.
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14. Smoked Chicken Thighs

With proper seasoning, these juicy and succulent Smoked Chicken Thighs will become a mouth-watering favorite in no time.

Smoked Chicken Thighs
Smoking chicken thighs is not complicated; in fact, smoked chicken thighs are one of the easier meats to cook in your smoker
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15. Traeger Smoked Chicken

Elevate your culinary skills with the best Traeger Smoked Chicken recipe, delivering tender, slightly smoky, and juicy results.

Traegar Smoked Chicken
Traeger smoke chicken is easy to make and results in that perfect juicy chicken you crave.
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16. Smoked Chicken Quarters

Seasoned with zesty lemon pepper, these Smoked Chicken Quarters deliver a tantalizing blend of spiciness and smoky citrus notes.

Smoked Chicken Quarters
Smoked Chicken Quarters with lemon pepper seasoning will make your taste buds tingle with anticipation for spicy chicken with smoky citrus flavor.
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17. Bourbon Glazed Smoked Chicken Quarters

These succulent quarters are smoked to perfection. Then glazed with a rich bourbon sauce, resulting in a harmonious blend of smokiness and sweet bourbon notes.

Bourbon Glazed Smoked Chicken Quarters
These smoky, juicy chicken quarters are seasoned with my Signature Sweet Rub, slow-smoked, and then basted in a bourbon glaze that is simple to make but packs a flavor punch.
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18. Smoked Beer Can Chicken

Impress your guests at the next cookout or get-together with the easy and delicious Smoked Beer Can Chicken.

Smoked Beer Can Chicken
Smoked Beer Can Chicken a great summer recipe that is fun to make for a crowd!
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19. Smoked Spatchcock Chicken

Experience the ultimate flavor and texture with Smoked Spatchcock Chicken. This whole chicken is expertly smoked to perfection.

Smoked Spatchcock Chicken
This smoked spatchcock chicken is a whole chicken that has been covered in a homemade, delicious dry rub and then smoked to perfection!
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20. Smoked Rotisserie Chicken

Elevate your backyard grilling game with the beloved Smoked Rotisserie Chicken. Impress your guests with a juicy rotisserie chicken that will be the star of any gathering.

Smoked Rotisserie Chicken
The final result is a delicious whole chicken with beautiful caramelization, yielding tender and succulent meat with the best skin you’ll ever have on a bird.
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21. Citrus and Soy Brined Smoked Chicken Halves

Combined with a dry rub, this recipe creates a mouth-watering experience. That will leave you craving more of this tender and succulent smoked chicken delight.

Citrus and Soy Brined Smoked Chicken
The secret to this juicy dry-rub smoked chicken? A citrus & soy based brine
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22. Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles

Elevate your breakfast game with this hearty and satisfying Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles recipe. That makes the most of your smoked chicken leftovers.

Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles
These Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles are the perfect way to use up leftover smoked chicken recipes!
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23. Dry-Rubbed Smoked Whole Chicken

Prepared with a flavorful dry rub, this Dry-Rubbed Smoked Whole Chicken recipe. Smoked for four hours, resulting in a juicy and tender masterpiece.

Dry-Rubbed Smoked Whole Chicken
This smoked whole chicken is rubbed with a flavorful dry rub and smoked for 4 hours for a juicy chicken recipe with crispy skin!
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24. Tea-Smoked Chicken

Elevate your culinary experience with Tea-Smoked Chicken. This unique recipe infuses the chicken with aromatic tea flavors, resulting in a delightful smoky essence.

Tea Smoked Chicken
This chicken is wonderful and perfect for any night.
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25. Smoked Chicken Enchiladas

Experience a whole new universe of taste as the smoked chicken transforms these enchiladas into an culinary delight.

Smoked Chicken Enchiladas
Rule #1 of smoking chicken is ALWAYS to smoke extra so that you can make insanely good dishes like these Smoked Chicken Enchiladas
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26. Smoked Chicken Tacos

This Smoked Chicken Tacos recipe combines tender and flavorful smoked chicken. With a medley of delicious taco toppings, creating a mouth-watering fiesta of flavors.

Smoked Chicken Tacos
Smoked chicken tacos is a great way to put a twist on your next taco Tuesday. 
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27. Applewood Smoked Chicken

This Applewood Smoked Chicken recipe delivers a perfect balance of smoky essence and mild fruity infusion, creating a delightful flavor profile.

Applewood Smoked Chicken
This recipe's smoky flavor accented with mild fruity infusion is perfect for an easy weeknight dinner on the grill.
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28. Smoked Buffalo Chicken Dip

With its delicious taste and creamy texture, this Smoked Buffalo Chicken Dip is sure to become a crowd favorite.

Smoked Buffalo Chicken Dip
This easy smoked buffalo chicken dip recipe is smoked to perfection.
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29. Smoked Sweet and Tangy BBQ Chicken

Experience the delectable blend of sweet and tangy flavors with Smoked Sweet and Tangy BBQ Chicken. Savor the taste of this smoked BBQ chicken delight.

Smoked Sweet and Tangy BBQ Chicken
Chicken breasts are perfectly seasoned with my go-to sweet BBQ dry rub then smoked until tender and flavorful.
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30. California Smoked Chicken Panini

Elevate your sandwich game with California Smoked Chicken Panini. It’s a mouth-watering culinary masterpiece that will take your taste buds on a delectable journey.

California Smoked Chicken Panini
This one has it all — creamy avocado, bell pepper aioli, two melty cheeses and tender smoked chicken, piled on crusty sourdough.
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31. Smoked Fried Chicken

This extraordinary Smoked Fried Chicken recipe begins with grilling the chicken over hardwood smoke, infusing it with a rich smoky essence.

Smoked Fried Chicken
Smoked Fried Chicken is first grilled with hardwood smoke and then breaded and deep fried until extra crispy.
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32. Smoked Chicken Tenders

Whether you use a Traeger or any smoker pellet grill. These juicy and flavorful Smoked Chicken Tenders are sure to be a hit.

Smoked Chicken Tenders
These Smoked Chicken Tenders are smoked low and slow to infuse them with a deep smoky flavor and to tenderize the meat.
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33. Smoked Jamaican Jerk Chicken 

Transport your taste buds to the vibrant flavors of the Caribbean with Smoked Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Experience the authentic taste of Jamaica in every bite.

Smoked Jamaican Jerk Chicken
These jerk chicken leg quarters met this month's fix and the wait was definitely not in vain.
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34. Mesquite Smoked Chicken

Elevate your whole chicken dinner with Mesquite Smoked Chicken. Transform blandness into flavorful perfection by using tantalizing dry rub and mesquite wood chips.

Mesquite Smoked Chicken
Mesquite smoked chicken will turn your bland, boring whole chicken dinner into a tender chicken dinner that's packed with flavor.
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35. Hard Cider Smoked Beer Can Chicken

Take your smoked chicken game to the next level with Hard Cider Smoked Beer Can Chicken. Prepare for a taste sensation that will leave everyone craving more.

Hard Cider Smoked Beer Can Chicken
Hard cider smoked beer can chicken gives the grill a rest and gets the smoker back in action to make the best chicken we’ve ever had.
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36. Smoked Mexican Chicken

This Smoked Mexican Chicken recipe combines traditional Mexican spices and smoky essence to create a delicious dish.

Smoked Mexican Chicken
Smoked Mexican Chicken is easy to prepare and is totally delicious with a smoky-spicy-sweet flavor trio 
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37. Smoked Chicken Carnitas

Be blown away by the incredible flavors of Smoked Chicken Carnitas. Get ready for a meal that will truly knock your socks off and become a family favorite.

Smoked Chicken Carnitas
These smoked chicken carnitas are savory, sweet, and tangy to please every member of the family.
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38. Kansas City-Style Smoked Chicken

Prepare to indulge in a truly authentic and mouth-watering barbecue experience with this Kansas City-Style Smoked Chicken recipe.

Kansas City-Style Smoked Chicken
This chicken is perfect for any meal.
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39. Smoked Southwest Flattened Chicken

Get ready to elevate your barbecue game with Smoked Southwest Flattened Chicken. This recipe is sure to impress your guests and leave them craving more.

Smoked Southwest Flattened Chicken
This recipe features a whole chicken cut to lay flat on the smoker. This way, seasoning and smoke can infuse the whole chicken.
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40. Chinese Smoked Chicken

Embark on a culinary journey with Chinese Smoked Chicken. This recipe infuses the tender chicken. With a delightful blend of traditional Chinese flavors.

Chinese Smoked Chicken
Chinese Smoked Chicken is tender, delicious and fragrant.
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41. Smoked Korean Chicken Wings

This Smoked Korean Chicken Wings recipe captures the essence of Korean cuisine. Combining spicy, sweet, smoky, and crunchy elements in perfect harmony.

Smoked Korean Chicken Wings
Striking the perfect balance between spicy, sweet, smokey and crunchy, these wings will fast become your new favorite.
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42. Smoked Chicken Burger

Offering a delicious and unique twist on the classic chicken burger. This Smoked Chicken Burger is infused with smoky goodness that will tantalize your taste buds.

Smoked Chicken Burgers
Our smoked chicken burgers are a crowd-pleaser that will be a hit at any BBQ or family gathering.
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43. Smoked Dr. Pepper Chicken Wings

These Smoked Dr. Pepper Chicken Wings are marinated in a delicious blend of Dr. Pepper and spices. Then slow-smoked to perfection.

Smoked Dr. Pepper Chicken Wings
One of my favorite things to make on the smoker is chicken wings. They're easy to make, and my friends and family love them.
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44. Matcha-Smoked Chicken With Mango Rice Salad

This Matcha-Smoked Chicken recipe combines the earthy notes of matcha with the smoky essence of smoked chicken. Creating a unique and delightful taste.

Matcha-Smoked Chicken with Mango Rice Salad
The meat is first marinated in a sweet matcha brine to lock in moisture, before being shrouded in a wonderful matcha smoke until cooked. A zingy salad of brown rice, mango and lime completes the dish, making a fabulous healthy lunch.
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45. Pasta With Smoked Chicken and Mushrooms

This Pasta With Smoked Chicken and Mushroom recipe brings together tender smoked chicken. Adding the sautéed mushrooms, and al dente pasta, creating a hearty and flavorful dish.

Pasta with Smoked Chicken and Mushrooms
I love to smoke chicken outside on the grill and then use it in this recipe
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46. Smoked Chicken Soup

Packed with the smoky goodness of smoked chicken, along with onions, carrots, and celery. This Smoked Chicken Soup offers a satisfying blend of flavors.

Smoked Chicken Soup
Smoked chicken soup is a hearty and flavorful dish that is perfect for a winter meal.
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47. Myron Mixon’s Whole Smoked Chicken

Crafted by the renowned “King of Barbecue,” Myron Mixon, this Whole Smoked Chicken recipe is a flavor-packed masterpiece.

Myron Mixon’s Whole Smoked Chicken
 This smoked chicken is packed with a deep smoky flavor, extra tender meat, and a tangy vinegar-based BBQ sauce.
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48. Oven Smoked Chicken Leg Quarters

This Oven Smoked Chicken Leg Quarters recipe delivers tender and juicy chicken quarters. With a delicious smoky taste using your regular oven.

Oven Smoked Chicken Leg Quarters
This chicken is delicious and easy to make.
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49. Crispy Smoked Chicken With Nashville-Style Hot Sauce

Indulge in the perfect combination of crispy and smoky with this Crispy Smoked Chicken recipe, complemented by Nashville-style hot sauce. You can brine the chicken if you prefer.

Crispy Smoked Chicken with Nashville-Style Hot Sauce
The crispy chicken has delicious flavor and is perfect for any night.
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50. Baked Potato-Smoked Chicken Casserole

Whether it’s for a comforting family dinner or a potluck gathering. This dish is sure to impress with its delicious taste and satisfying textures.

Baked Potato-Smoked Chicken Casserole
Chicken casserole gets a tasty upgrade with baked red potatoes and barbecue sauce.
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51. Smoked Chicken, Spinach, and Lemon Risotto

This recipe is perfect for a comforting weeknight meal or a special dinner occasion. Delight your taste buds with this mouth-watering smoked chicken risotto.

Smoked Chicken, Spinach, and Lemon Risotto
This recipe is delicious and can be made in no time.
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52. Sweet and Spicy Coffee Rubbed Smoked Chicken

This Sweet and Spicy Coffee Rubbed Smoked Chicken recipe combines the richness of coffee. With a perfect balance of sweetness and spiciness in a dry rub.

Sweet and Spicy Coffee Rubbed Smoked Chicken
We’ve been using our smoker on a weekly basis all summer and one of our favorite things to smoke is this sweet & spicy coffee-rubbed chicken.
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53. Herb Butter Smoked Chicken

Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight dinner or a meal prep option. This Herb Butter Smoked Chicken will leave your taste buds craving more.

Herb Butter Smoked Chicken
Herb Butter Smoked Chicken is one of the most flavorful and delicious meals you can make on the grill!
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54. Peruvian Style Smoke Chicken

Indulge in the flavors of Peruvian Style Smoked Chicken, a dish that showcases the vibrant and bold taste of Peruvian cuisine. Season with garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, salt and more for delicious flavor.

Peruvian Style Smoked Chicken
Peruvian Roast Chicken has been a popular recipe for a while, but I wanted to make it a little different and add a smoked component to it
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55. Smoked Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Fire up your pellet grill or smoker. Let the flavors of this Southern classic take center stage at your next gathering. This Smoked Chicken dish is the perfect family meal.

Smoked Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
Smoked Chicken and Sausage Gumbo is a great reason to fire up your pellet grill or smoker and make some delicious cajun food! 
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56. Cajun Smoked Chicken

Seasoned with a flavorful dry rub, the chicken is slow-cooked to perfection in an electric smoker. Resulting in tender and juicy meat with a smoky Cajun kick.

Rest chicken on a paper towel lined baking sheet.

Cajun Smoked Chicken
This Cajun Smoked Chicken Recipe uses an electric smoker to slow cook dry rubbed chicken.
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57. Smoked Chicken and Pasta Casserole

Elevate your comfort food game with this Smoked Chicken and Pasta Casserole enriched with fresh vegetables and herbs. This delicious casserole is ready in less than 30 minutes.

Smoked Chicken and Pasta Casserole
Fresh vegetables and herbs add summery flavor to this creamy and comforting casserole.
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58. Warm Potato and Smoked Chicken Salad

This salad is a nutritious option for a light lunch or dinner. Offering a harmonious blend of flavors and a comforting warmth that is sure to please your taste buds.

Warm Potato and Smoked Chicken Salad
A filling salad perfect for a healthy lunch or dinner.
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59. Teriyaki Traeger Smoked Chicken Thighs

These succulent chicken thighs are marinated in a delectable teriyaki sauce. Allowing the flavors to penetrate the meat and infuse it with a mouth-watering taste.

Cook smoke meat until it reaches 165 internal temperature. Check with instant read meat thermometer inserted the thickest part of chicken. Smoke time may vary.

Teriyaki Traeger Smoked Chicken Thighs
Traeger smoked chicken thighs marinaded in teriyaki sauce are killer!
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Easy Recipes for Smoked Chicken:

Unlock a world of smoky deliciousness with a variety of mouth-watering chicken smoker recipes. From tantalizing wings to savory casseroles, each recipe delivers a unique explosion of flavors.

Whether you’re a barbecue enthusiast or a culinary adventurer. These best chicken smoker recipes will take your taste buds on an journey. Get ready to savor the smoky perfection.

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