Are you a fan of fried chicken? Make use of this simple recipe: Because of the sweet spice rub, the chicken in this dish has an excellent peppery taste reminiscent of the South. If you give some smoked chicken prepared in a southern manner a try, you’ll quickly understand why everyone is raving about it. Try this Smoked Southern Style Chicken recipe with your family and friends now!

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Smoked Southern Style Chicken Recipe

The chicken's sweet spice rub gives it a Southern bite. Smoked Southern Style Chicken is worth the hype.
Cook Time 2 hours
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • Smoker


  • 1 Whole Chicken
  • Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Paprika
  • 3/4 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Garlic Powder
  • 3/4 Cup White Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon Ground Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoon Black Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoon Rosemary Powder
  • 2 Tablespoon Onion Powder


  • Remove the chicken's spine after cutting it in half.
  • Combine all ingredients EXCEPT salt and chicken.
  • Salt the chicken well, then massage with the spice mixture.
  • Heat smoker to 325 °F.
  • Cook the chicken in the smoker for two hours before serving.
Keyword Chicken