Place the chicken in the smoker and smoke, maintaining a smoker temperature of between 200° and 225°F, replenishing the wood chunks or chips as needed, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of a leg registers 165°F, 3 to 5 hours.
How long does it take to smoke a whole chicken at 250 degrees?
Roughly speaking, it takes about 3-5 hours to smoke a whole chicken, or approximately 45 minutes per pound at 250 degrees F.
How long does it take to smoke a 6 pound chicken at 225 degrees?
1-1/2 to 3 hours
How long does it take to smoke a 5lb chicken?
I would smoke a 5 lb. chicken for 3 or 4 hours (130°F), then finish in the at 400°F oven until it reaches 170°F (approximately 45 minutes). It should turn out moist and full of flavour.
How long do you smoke a chicken per pound?
Smoking one 4-pound chicken will take about 3 hours or 45 minutes per pound. Before you put the chicken in the smoker, give it a good wash and trim off any loose fat and skin.