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Smoked Herbed Chicken Thighs

This is an easy, delicious chicken recipe whether you smoke or bake it.  Enjoy the delicious mix of herbs which anyone will enjoy.  The chicken thighs are inexpensive and very easy to meat providing a tender, succulent result.

Smoked Herbed Chicken Thighs
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Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Legume Free, Nut Free, Paleo, Soy Free
Recipe type: Fish, Meat, Poultry
Serves: 8
  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 4 t. sea salt
  • 2 t. sugar
  • 2 t. oregano
  • 2 t. basil
  • 2 t. thyme
  • 2 t. onion powder
  • 1 t. black pepper
  • ½ t. garlic powder
  • 2 T. olive oil
  1. Mix spices and herbs well. Season all surfaces of the thighs, including the skin, using all of the herb mixture. Allow the thighs to rest for at least one hour before gas grill smoking.
  2. Place the thighs in the grill, and smoke at 225 to 250 degrees. After one hour, turn and rearrange the thighs, and be sure hopper is full of wood. Smoke for another 2 hours. Check the temperature of the thighs after two hours…thighs are done at 180 degrees. Continue smoking until the thighs are well cooked. It will take from two to five hours, depending on the grill temperature, weather conditions, and size of the chicken thighs.
  3. Brush a little olive oil on the hot smoked chicken thighs a few times while smoking.
  4. Note: If you do not want to smoke the chicken thighs, bake in the oven at 325 degrees for an hour or until the chicken internal temperature is 180 degrees.


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