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Easy Smoked Chicken Breasts

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If you are looking for a simple way to smoke some chicken breasts, you need to try this recipe for easy smoked chicken breasts. All you need is some chicken along with olive oil and a bbq rub of your choice. I used Honey Hog BBQ from Meat Church.

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You can also pick what kind of pellets you like to vary the flavor of this easy smoked chicken breasts. When we made this, we used apple pellets with my smoker. We figured it would pair well with the Honey Hog Rub. However, any pellets that work with chicken will work fine.

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To make this, you want to flatten the chicken breasts so they are 1/2 inch thick. Using a silicone brush, brush each side of the chicken with the olive oil. Then sprinkle to rub all over the chicken.

To smoke the chicken, preheat the pellet smoker to 250 degrees. Add the chicken to the smoke and cook for about 1 hour. You want the chicken to reach 160 degrees. All the chicken to rest for 5 minutes while tented with foil and serve. This is great as is or delicious to cut up and serve on a salad.

Easy Smoked Chicken Breasts | realmomkitchen.com

Here is what you need to make the
Easy Smoked Chicken Breasts

 
  • BONELESS SKINLESS CHICKEN BREASTS
  • OLIVE OIL
  • BBQ RUB (I USED HONEY HOG BBQ FROM MEAT CHURCH)

Easy Smoked Chicken Breasts

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course chicken
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 166 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp bbq rub I used Honey Hog BBQ from Meat Church

Instructions
 

  • Preheat pellet smoker to 250 degrees.
  • Meanwhile, flatten the chicken breasts evenly to 1/2 inch thickness. Using a silicone brush, brush each side of the chicken with olive oil. Then sprinkle to rub all over the chicken.
  • Place the chicken on the preheated smoker and cook at 250 for about 1 hour until the chicken to reach 160 degrees. Allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes while tented with foil the serve. Serves 4.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1 serving | Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 432mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 87IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg
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This recipe is adapted from Gimme Some Grilling.

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