How Long Does It Take To Smoke Chicken Breasts?

How long does it take to smoke chicken breasts at 225?

For our recipe, the required time to smoke a boneless chicken breast is about 1 hour at 225-250°F (Approximately 40 minutes per pound of chicken).

How do you smoke chicken breast in an electric smoker?

Insert the probe into the thickest part of your chicken, and set the digital thermometer to 165°F. Hot Tip: When your chicken reaches 165°F, the smoker will stop cooking and turn on warm mode. Set your smoker to 250°F. Cook time will vary based on the size of the bird, but we estimate about 30 to 45 minutes per pound.

Do you flip chicken when smoking?

Plan on flipping these cuts of meat at least twice, especially if you plan on putting a sauce on top of the meat to add to the depth of flavor. You may want to flip ribs or chicken twice while cooking. The best way to smoke a whole chicken is with a rotisserie smoker as it will provide the most even cooking.

What temperature do you smoke chicken?

Preparing and Smoking the Chicken

Smoke at about 250 F/120 C until the temperature at the center of the chicken breast reaches about 185 F/85 C and the thighs reach 195 F/90 C.

How do you smoke chicken without drying it out?

If it’s not over cooking (and it sounds like you’re pulling it out before that), but drying out – try brining your chicken before hand, embedding butter under the skin of the chicken, or a steam pan under your chicken in the smoker. I typically do butter under the chicken and brine when I have time.

What temp should I smoke chicken breast?

Preheat your smoker to 250 degrees F. Coat the chicken breasts with the spice rub. Place the chicken in the smoker and cook for 60-90 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the breast registers 165 degrees F.