Maple Smoked Chicken Breasts

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Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

I brined the Chicken in a Maple seasoned brine. I rubbed the chicken with a Maple seasoning, I basted it with a Honey Maple BBQ Sauce while smoking it with Maple Wood Chunks. Can you say MAPLE anyone!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Prep:
24 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 8
    boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 6 Tbsp
    mccormicks smokehouse maple seasoning
  • ·
    honey maple bbq sauce-see link below

How to Make Maple Smoked Chicken Breasts

Step-by-Step

  1. These chicken breasts were quite large so I only put 4 in each gallon ziploc bag. To each bag I added 3 tbs of Maple seasoning and 1 tbs of sea salt and 4 c of water (or enough to cover chicken completely). I let it brine overnight in the fridge.
  2. The morning of smoking, I drained the water and patted the chicken down with a paper towel. Then I mixed equal parts Maple seasoning to olive oil, mixed it together and rubbed the chicken on both sides. (4 tbs Maple seasoning, 4 tbs olive oil).
  3. Then I prepared my smoker with charcoal and Maple wood chunks I had soaked overnight. I basted the chicken as it smoked with my Honey Maple BBQ sauce.
  4. I sliced up the leftovers and made BBQ sammies.
  5. Here's a good reference for cooking times and temps: deejayssmokepit.net/...mperature.pdf

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About Maple Smoked Chicken Breasts

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy



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