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Smoked Portuguese Chicken

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Smoked Portuguese Chicken

Prep Time

1 Days

Cook Time

3 Hours

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Pellets

Apple

South American spices develop through a long marinade, giving the bird a rich color, before the chicken is smoked to poultry perfection on the Traeger.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

    Steps

    • 1

      Chef Tip: This recipe requires marinating overnight for best results.
    • 2

      Combine lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, oregano, sugar, garlic, red chili and salt. Rub mixture over chicken.
    • 3

      Place in large resealable plastic bag and marinate in refrigerator for 24 hours.
    • 4

      When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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      Grill350˚
    • 5

      Roast chicken until it reaches an internal temperature of 165℉ (about 3 hours). Let rest 15 to 20 minutes before carving. Enjoy!
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