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Smoked Whole Chicken with Blackened Seasoning
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Smoked Whole Chicken with Blackened Seasoning

Grab a beer, your favorite lawn chair, and fire up your smoker for this Smoked Whole Chicken with Blackened Seasoning recipe. Flavor permeates every bite!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 455kcal


  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 tbsp oil


  • 1 ½ tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp oregano


  • Combine seasoning in a small bowl.
  • Rub chicken with oil to help seasoning stick.
  • Rotating the bird as needed, sprinkle the seasoning evenly on all sides in a generous layer.
  • Place chicken, breast side up, in smoker and maintain a temperature of 250 degrees for 3-4 hours. A digital thermometer should read 165 degrees when the chicken is done.


I used cherry wood for this recipe, however most woods designed for smoking work well with chicken.
IF YOU LIKED THIS RECIPE check out my Bacon Wrapped Smoked Chicken Breast too!


Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 717mg | Potassium: 440mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 1615IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2.4mg