Smoked Chicken Thighs

These Smoked Chicken Thighs are first brined, then seasoned with a dry rub, and then smoked to perfection on a pellet grill.

This recipe costs approximately $12.28 to make. It makes six to eight servings for about $1.53 per serving.

Ingredients and Estimated Cost

– chicken thighs – $9.92 –  fresh thyme – $0.40 –  fresh oregano – $0.92 –  light brown sugar – $0.16 –  apple juice – $0.15 –  soy sauce – $0.18

Per Serving Cost: $1.53

Recipe Cost: $12.28

NOTE: The recipe prices are calculated by using grocery store websites. The actual cost of the recipe will vary depending on what ingredients you already have.

Step-by-step instructions!

Follow our easy instructions for success!

First, put all of the brining ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Let the mixture sit to cool to room temperature.


Next, place the chicken thighs in a large Ziploc bag. Pour the brining liquid over the chicken.


Seal the bag and place it in the fridge for up to twenty-four hours.


Then, stir together the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.


Remove the chicken thighs from the brine and cut off any excess fat from the thighs.


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