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BBQ Chicken Thighs

Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Chicken Thighs

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

35 Minutes

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Cherry

Classic BBQ chicken thighs are juicy and tender when they're infused with wood-fired flavor. Serve at your backyard BBQ with baked beans and chilled beer.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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      Grill350˚
    • 2

      While grill is heating, trim excess fat and skin from chicken thighs. Season with a light layer of salt and pepper then a layer of Traeger Big Game Rub.
    • 3

      Place chicken thighs on the grill grate and cook for 35 minutes. Check internal temperature, chicken is done at 165℉, but there is enough fat that they will stay moist at an internal temperature of 180℉ and the texture is better.
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      Grill350˚
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      Probe165˚
    • 4

      Remove from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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