The Chicken Challenge

An all time Traeger classic. Immediately after tasting, everyone refers to this as "The best chicken I've ever tasted!", on top of being the easiest to cook. Plus this recipe gives you an 1hr & 10min of spare time. You never have to lift the lid once untill the grilling is done!

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  • 1 whole chicken (about 4 lbs.)
  • Traeger Chicken Rub


1. Lightly season chicken with Traeger Chicken Rub. Traeger Chicken Rub is a MUST, its part of the magic.

2. Start your Traeger on smoke with lid open for 5 minutes to get started, after the fire starts turn the temperature to High (400 to 450 degrees F).

3. Place a chicken or as many as you want on the Traeger grill until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees -- cook time 1 hour and 10 minutes. Remove from grill, then enjoy!