Herb Smoked Chicken Recipe
4 Chicken thighs, bone-in, skin-on
3½ L (about 1 gallon) Water
½ Cup kosher salt
½ Cup brown sugar
For herb compound butter:
¾ Cup butter, at room temperature
Juice and zest of one lemon
¼ Cup of fresh chopped herbs (we used basil, oregano, parsley, thyme, and rosemary; have fun with it and mix it up!)
½ Tsp salt
½ Tsp black pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
Bradley Flavour Bisquettes – premium hunter’s blend bisquettes
Dissolve ingredients for brine.
Brine chicken overnight.
Remove chicken from brine, rinse and pat dry.
Preheat smoker to 275-300°F with premium hunter’s blend bisquettes.
Place chicken on a rack in a roasting pan or aluminum baking dish then place inside the smoker.
Mix together ingredients for herb butter.
Baste chicken periodically with butter.
Smoke for 2-3 hours or until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached.
Remove from smoker and brush with remaining butter.
Recipe by: Lena Clayton