Whole Smoked Chicken
1whole chicken
1whole chicken
  1. Remove the spine from the chicken (spatchcock). This allows it to lay flat and cook more evenly.
  2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels.
  3. Liberally season the skin with dry rub.
  4. Create space between the skin and the meat. Massage the softened herb butter under the skin into the meat.
  5. Preheat your smoker or oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  6. Cook the chicken until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit. It should take 1 to 1.5 hours.
  7. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes before cutting.


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