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Kamado Joe Smoked Chicken

You may never eat chicken any other way after you learn to smoke it in your Kamado Joe grill!

smoked chicken

Smoked chicken is a healthy alternative to other types of cooked chicken. It is high in protein and low in fat, making it a good choice for those who are looking for a healthy meal. Smoked chicken can be a part of a healthy diet, and it can also be a delicious way to enjoy chicken.

How long should you smoke chicken?

The amount of time that you smoke chicken will depend on the size of the bird, and the temperature that you are smoking it at. In general, smoked chicken will take around four hours to cook. However, you should always check the internal temperature of the chicken to make sure that it is cooked through.

What is the best way to smoke chicken?

There are a few different ways that you can smoke chicken. One popular method is to use a smoker grill. This allows you to cook the chicken slowly and evenly, resulting in moist and tender meat. Another option is to use an oven smoker, which can be cooked in your home oven. Whichever method you choose, make sure that the chicken is properly coated with seasoning and sauce to give it a delicious smoky flavor.

How do you keep chicken moist when smoking?

One of the challenges of smoking chicken is keeping it moist and juicy. One way to do this is to use a marinade or brine. This will help to keep the meat hydrated and ensure that it doesn’t dry out while it’s cooking. You can also baste the chicken with sauce or melted butter during the smoking process, which will help to keep it moist.


smoked chicken

Kamado Joe Smoked Chicken

You may never eat chicken any other way after you learn to smoke it in your Kamado Joe grill!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 40 kcal



  • 8 pieces of Chicken - Legs Thighs, or Breasts
  • 2 tablespoon barbeque sauce **optional



  • To make the rub, mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Then, put some hickory or cherry wood in the smoker and preheat it to 225-250 degrees F.
  • Sprinkle the rub over each piece of chicken, making sure it sticks. Then put the chicken in the smoker.
  • Cook for 1 ½ to 2 hours, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165F.
  • Finally, if you want brush barbecue sauce over the chicken and cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Let the chicken rest for 20 minutes before serving. Enjoy!


Calories: 40kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 920mgPotassium: 39mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 153IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Chicken, Smoked
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