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Chicken Breast on the Pellet Smoker

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I am still learning how to use my Louisiana Grills pellet smoker and I am having a lot of fun. One of the fellows at Smoking Meat Forums, Goliath, has owned a Louisiana Grills smoker for a while. He told me the grill was amazing at doing skinless boneless chicken breasts. That would be a bonus because they are hard to cook without getting them rubbery. Here is my first attempt.

I wanted to keep it simple when I was trying it for the first time. I rubbed the breasts with Cabelas Chicken Rub and put them on the grill in the smoker which I had preheated to 350 F. I brushed the top with a commercial barbecue sauce.

After 15 minutes, I turned the chicken breasts and brushed them with barbecue sauce.

Chicken Breast on the Pellet Smoker 1

After another 15 minutes I checked to make sure the internal temperature of the chicken was over 165 F. I put them on a serving plate and covered them with foil to rest for 5 minutes.

Chicken Breast on the Pellet Smoker 2

I served them with Oven Fries and Summer Squash with Tomatoes (next post).

Chicken Breast on the Pellet Smoker 4

The Verdict

I must thank Goliath for this. The chicken was moist and wasn’t even rubbery on the surface. This is my new go to method for grilled boneless skinless chicken breasts.

The Old Fat Guy

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