Smoked Chicken Breast

Smoked Chicken Breast

Smoked Chicken Breast


  • 1/2 batch chicken brine optional but highly recommended
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup BBQ spice rub homemade or store bought
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce homemade or store bought


  • Follow the brine recipe as instructed, cutting all the ingredients in half. Place your chicken breasts in the bowl of brine, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Remove your chicken from the brine. Pat dry. Preheat your smoker to 250 degrees F.
  • Coat the chicken breasts with the spice rub.
  • Place the chicken in the smoker and cook for 60-90 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the breast registers 165 degrees F.
  • Brush the chicken breasts with the BBQ sauce then smoke for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Let the chicken sit for 5 minutes. Slice and serve with any remaining BBQ sauce.

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