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How to smoke a chicken breast on a pellet grill

See why a pellet cooker is the secret to juicy, smoky chicken.

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1

Preheat your pellet smoker to 225°F.

2

Wash the chicken breasts and pat dry. If the chicken breasts have tenderloins attached, use a knife to remove them, and save for another dish.

3

Slather the chicken breasts with oil and season each chicken breast on both sides with chicken seasoning.

4

When your smoker has reached 225°F, place the chicken breasts in the center of the grill. Insert a temperature probe into the thickest and most center part of the chicken breast. Smoke at 225°F until the chicken breast reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. This should take about one hour total. Optional (recommended): If you prefer a slight crust on your chicken breast, smoke the meat at 225°F until it reaches an internal temperature of 115°F. Then, raise the temperature of your smoker to 375°F until your chicken breast reaches a safe internal temperature of 165°F.

Cooking for 2 people

Ingredients


  • boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    2
  • cooking oil
    1 tsp.
  • chicken seasoning, divided
    1 tbsp.

For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.


Our Reviews


5 /5
1 Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super easy and delicious Made chicken breasts on our pellet grill with this 2 step cooking method, and making them this way again. Extremely easy to do, and my wife who isn’t a huge fan of smoked meat, actually prefers the chicken cooked this method. Used Apple wood pellets
Date published: 2022-06-26
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