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How to Smoke a Whole Chicken

Learning How to Smoke a Whole Chicken opens up a whole world of delicious menu options. Follow these easy steps for a perfectly smoked whole chicken!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken
  • poultry season or dry rub optional

Instructions

  • Prep and preheat grill or smoker to a stable 350º F.
  • Place chicken onto grill or smoker and smoke until internal temperature registers 165º F when checked with an internal meat probe in multiple locations (breast, thigh, leg, etc). Time will vary based on the size of the chicken.
  • Remove from smoker and wrap with aluminum foil and allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes.