Excite our taste buds with this amazing applewood smoked chicken recipe. It is juicy and tender and melt in your mouth. Smoking makes chicken extra flavorful and it is to die for. There are a couple of the steps for the best smoked chicken, making the rub, preparing/butterflying the chicken, marination it overnight in the rub and finally smoking.

Rub is an essential part that contributed to the flavor. The extraordinary homemade dry rub is out-of-this world amazing. It enlivens the overall delicate and mild chicken flavor and turns it into a flavor powerhouse.

The ingredients for the rub feature a mix of dark brown sugar, chili powder, smoked paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, oregano and salt. Pretty basic spice staples that everyone has in their pantry Brown sugar is just a must when you are making a rub. It helps with caramelizing the chicken while it is smoking.

The chicken smokes whole and takes anywhere between 4-5 hours to be done depending on the size. Smoking chicken is an amazing addition to the chicken preparation methods. Everyone loves it and with summer rapidly approaching its time to step up your chicken game with this wonderful, detailed recipe.

With unbelievable taste and tender fall of the bone texture smoked chicken is always a huge hit. Once you try it you are guaranteed to get hooked. The recipe is easy and fuss free. The hardest part is to wait for the chicken to be ready.