Chicken Thighs (Andrew’s Smoked)



  1. Place the chicken thighs skin side down on a cutting board.
  2. Cut away any skin and fat that extends outside the meat.
  3. Use your fingers to carefully pull the skin away to form a pocket.
  4. Coat the pocket between the skin and the thigh meat with rub.
  5. Add about 2 teaspoons of honey to the pocket.
  6. Coat both sides of the thigh with rub.
  7. Smoke skin side down 250 degrees until the meat reaches about 150 degrees internal temperature.
  8. Flip the thighs skin side up.
  9. Increase the smoker temperature to 350.
  10. Smoke until the skin starts to blacken on the edges and the thighs reach a minimum of 165 in the thickest part.

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