Take your average chicken breast to the next level of deliciousness and smoke it in a Traeger smoker. The chicken comes out perfectly cooked, flavorful, moist and juicy every single time with just a few helpful tips under your belt.
Smoking chicken breast is so easy but the result is amazing, very flavorful and tender chicken that is never dry and bland. Start this recipe with creating delicious, fragrant homemade chicken rub. It is a perfect combination of sweet, spicy, savory and aromatic. Simple spices like brown sugar, celery seed, paprika, slat, pepper, cayenne, garlic and onion powders come together to make this delicious concoction.
Now lets put the Traeger smoker to work. Heat your smoker on smoke with the lid open for 5 minutes. Then turn the heat to 350 degrees and close the lid for 15 minutes to allow it to warm up. Cook the chicken breasts 12-13 minutes per side depending on the thickness or until they reach an internal temperature of 165-170 degrees.
You can experiment with different types of Traeger palettes with every one of them adding a unique flavor to the chicken. Whatever really suits your personal palette.
This recipe is so easy and the chicken is ready in a short half an hour. Yes in this breezy time you have a delicious smoked chicken breast on your plate.
Follow the steps below to make Traeger’s smoked chicken breast.