BBQ Chicken Thighs

Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Chicken Thighs

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

35 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

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

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

  • salt and ground black pepper

  • Traeger Big Game Rub

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    Grill Icon
    Grill350 ˚F
  • 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.
    Ingredients
    • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

    • To Taste salt and ground black pepper

    • To Taste 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.
    Grill Icon
    Grill350 ˚F
    Probe Icon
    Probe165 ˚F
  • 4

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

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