Orange Glazed Chicken Breasts
Make tender, moist, boneless, skinless chicken breasts with an orange glaze in your smoker or bbq.
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 250 ml water 1 cup
- 75 ml soy sauce ⅓ cup
- 15 ml lemon juice 1 tbsp
- 15 ml brown sugar 1 tbsp
- 125 ml orange juice ½ cup
- zest from ½ orange
- 25 ml hoisin sauce 2 tbsp
- 25 ml barbecue sauce 2 tbsp
- 15 ml barbecue rub 1 tbsp
- zest from 1/2 orange
Mix the brine ingredients together. Put the chicken breasts in the brine and refrigerate for two to four hours, turning chicken occassionally.
Mix the glaze ingredients together and refrigerate while the chicken is brining.
Mix the rub ingredients together and set aside.
Put the chicken in a preheated 400 F (105 C) smoker until the internal temperature is 150 F (65 C).
Brush both sides of the chicken with the glaze mixture. Cook for 5 more minutes. Repeat this three more times for a total of four brushings. Make sure the internal temperature of the chicken is over 165 F (73 C)
Bring the chicken in and let it rest 10 minutes before serving.