Smokemasters Smoked Chicken

READY IN: 12hrs
Recipe by Dine Dish

Bob Lane of the Mozark Smokemasters won first place in the Poultry division at the Valley Fare Daze in Grain Valley, MO with this recipe. It is a delicious smoked chicken recipe that we have used time and time again! Prep time includes overnight marinating time.

Top Review by GregV

This was the first time I used my new smoker to smoke a chicken. The chicken was very flavorful, juicy and tender. The only thing I did different was to use pineapple juice instead of apple. Great

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (3 1/2 lb) chicken (breasts, legs & thighs work best)
  • 12 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 12 cup soy sauce
  • 14 cup barbecue spice
  • 2 cups apple juice

Directions

  1. Rinse chicken with cold water and pat dry.
  2. Mix salad dressing and soy sauce in a bowl; strain.
  3. Inject chicken breasts, thighs and legs with salad dressing mixture.
  4. Sprinkle barbeque seasoning evenly over chicken.
  5. Place chicken in sealable plastic bag; seal bag.
  6. Marinate in the refrigerator for 8 hours or longer.
  7. Remove chicken from bag.
  8. Cook chicken in smoker at 250 degrees F over indirect heat for 4 hours or until cooked through, misting with apple juice every 30 minutes.
  9. Use hickory chips or apple wood in the smoker.

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