Slow Smoked Sticky Chicken

  • Recipe Type


  • Skill Level

  • Grill Time

    3+ hours

  • Method


  • Servings

    Serves 3-4

Season it, smoke it and brush it.

This recipe will help you serve a juicy and tender chicken. A perfectly seasoned chicken is slowly smoked for approximately 4 hours and then brushed with a homemade sticky sauce to give it a special flavor. Make sure you give it a try and don't forget your favorite drinks and sides!

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Recipe Video


    Set up the grill for indirect heat at 225 degrees with a few chunks of apple wood for smoke.

    lighting the Fogo Premium Lump Charcoal with some apple wood

    Slather the chicken with the melted butter and the canola oil. The butter will add a little richness and help brown the bird.

    slathering the chicken with melted butter and canola oil

    Prepare the rub by combining the 2 teaspoons of dried rosemary, 1 teaspoon of onion salt, half a teaspoon of pepper and a third of a teaspoon of roasted garlic powder.  

    rub ingredients

    Mix spices together and sprinkle over chicken.

    sprinkling the rub on the chicken

    Place the chicken on top of the grate and let it smoke at 225 degrees.

    placing the whole chicken over Fogo Premium Lump Charcoal

    Make the glaze by combining the half cup of pineapple juice, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, a quarter of a cup of white wine, 1 teaspoon of grated ginger, 1 teaspoon of powder and a cup of honey into a pot and simmering.

    glaze ingredients

    Simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes.

    preparing the glaze and simmering it

    Glaze the chicken in last 45 mins of cook. If you do this too early, the glaze may burn because of the honey.

    glazing the chicken over Fogo Premium Lump Charcoal

    The chicken takes up to 4 hours to smoke at 225 degrees and will be ready when the chicken breast measures 165 degrees internal temperature. Let the chicken rest for about 10 minutes before slicing. Present the chicken whole on a bed of sliced pineapple. Enjoy!

    slicing the tender chicken



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