Whole Smoked Chicken with Honey Glaze

Whole Smoked Chicken with Honey Glaze

Category Poultry Smoke Dinner
Servings 4
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes

This Smoked Whole Chicken recipe is perfect on a pellet grill or smoker for the perfect kiss of smoke. Topped with a honey glaze for maximum flavor, this one makes for an easy dinner. 

Pit Boss Kitchen


  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 1/2 Lemon
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted Butter
  • 1, 4 pound Chicken, Giblets Removed and Patted Dry

Special Tools

  • Kitchen Shears
  • Small saucepan


  1. Start up your Pit Boss Smoker. Once it's fired up, set the temperature to 225°F.
  1. In a small saucepan, melt together the butter and honey over low heat. Squeeze ½ lemon into the honey mixture and remove from the heat.
  1. Smoke the chicken, skin side down until the chicken is lightly browned and the skin releases from the grate without ripping, about 6-8 minutes.
  1. Turn the chicken over and baste with the honey butter mixture.
  1. Continue to smoke the chicken, basting every 45 minutes, until the thickest part of the chicken reaches 160°F.

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