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Spicy BBQ Whole Chicken

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Spicy BBQ Whole Chicken

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

3 Hours

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Pellets

Apple

It's gettin' hot, hot, hot. Blow your taste buds away with this fiery recipe. Don't forget the milk.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

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  • 6 Thai chiles

  • 2 Tablespoon sweet paprika

  • 1 Scotch bonnet pepper

  • 2 Tablespoon sugar

  • 3 Tablespoon salt

  • 1 white onion

  • 5 Clove garlic

  • 4 Cup grapeseed oil

  • 1 whole chicken

Steps

  • 1

    In a food processor or blender, puree the Thai chiles, paprika, Scotch bonnet pepper, sugar, salt, onion, garlic and grapeseed oil together until smooth.
    Ingredients
    • 6 Thai chiles

    • 2 Tablespoon sweet paprika

    • 1 Scotch bonnet pepper

    • 2 Tablespoon sugar

    • 3 Tablespoon salt

    • 1 white onion

    • 5 Clove garlic

    • 4 Cup grapeseed oil

  • 2

    Smother the chicken with mixture and let rest in fridge overnight.
    Ingredients
    • 1 whole chicken

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 300℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    Grill300 ˚F
  • 4

    Place chicken on grill, breast side up and smoke for 3 hours, or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165℉ in the breast.
    Grill Icon
    Grill300 ˚F
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    Probe165 ˚F
  • 5

    Remove from grill and allow to rest for 10 to 15 minutes before slicing. Serve with sides of choice. Enjoy!

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