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Ed's Tarragon Smoked Chicken

Ed Canipelli

"Great smoked chicken. I use a Traeger® Smoker."
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5 h 10 m servings 425 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Preheat your smoker according to manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Place butter and tarragon under the skin of the chicken breast.
  3. Smoke chicken in the preheated smoker until chicken is no longer pink near the bone, about 5 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 425 calories; 26.9 g fat; 0.2 g carbohydrates; 42.8 g protein; 186 mg cholesterol; 167 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I used this on a cornish hens and it worked great! I did reduce smoke time due to them being smaller than a whole chicken. Tarragon is not an herb I am real familiar but I really liked it with t...