- Yield: 8-10
- Prep Time: 30 minutes
Competition BBQ Chicken
Before your friends, family, and neighbors see the smoke rolling from your grill, they will smell this BBQ chicken and come running. Whether you share or not is up to you; either way, you need to try this recipe.
- Ingredients for chicken
- 16 chicken thighs
- Brine (1 gallon water and 1 cup kosher salt)
- All-purpose seasoning
- Ingredients for barbecue sauce
- 1 cup of barbecue sauce
- 1/2 cup mustard
- 3 Tablespoons vinegar
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 3 Tablespoons hot sauce (optional)
Remove skin from chicken thighs. Remove excess fat from thighs and skin. Refrigerate skin until ready to use. Place chicken in brine for 4 hours.
Preheat pellet grill to 275 degrees. In a medium sized bowl, mix barbecue sauce ingredients together. Remove chicken from brine and season with all-purpose seasoning. Wrap skin around chicken and put in the smoker. Half way through, brush barbecue sauce on top of the chicken. Smoke for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.