Whether smoking turkeys, chicken or gamebirds, one of these smoked poultry recipes will help you get the results you want. Many of these recipes are cooked at a higher than normal smoker temperature, so if you're in a hurry, poultry is a good choice.
The chicken breasts in the picture you see above were smoked in my Char Broil propane smoker. After brining, they were seasoned with a dry rub containing black pepper, thyme and oregano. Pecan wood chips provided smoke, flavor and that beautiful bronze color.
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are one of my favorites for the smoker. Minimal prep time and quick cooking allow you to make a great, smoked main course in an afternoon.
Before you fire up the smoker, I’ll share a few nuggets of knowledge that will help you create the best smoked poultry ever.
Here are a few of my favorite smoker recipes for chicken, turkey and Cornish game hens. Hunters will find recipes for geese, ducks and quail. And remember... smoked turkey is not just for Thanksgiving.
If you're looking for tips and information about smoking turkeys and chicken, read on! You'll also find information on poultry dry rubs and brining, plus a few recipes.
Poultry smokes in less time than beef or pork, and makes for a nice change of pace. Try one of these smoked poultry recipes instead of the usual spareribs or brisket next time you pull out the smoker... you'll enjoy it, I'm sure!