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Super Easy smoked chicken with different rubs.

Step 1: Preparing the Chicken

Brine Chicken

Recipe
2Gallons of Water
2 Cups Kosher Salt
½ cup Vinegar
3 cups Brown Sugar
1 cup pickling spice

In a pot heat ¼ of the water add all of your ingredients and let dissolve. Once dissolved simmer for 5 minutes then add to the rest of the cold water.
Once water has cooled add your chickens to the water and soak for 6-8 hours in the fridge.
Once chickens are done remove from brine and dry off.

Rub

For the chickens I used 3 different rubs.
You can use what ever you want for the chickens to rub them. If you are using a sauce I would recommend saucing the chicken every 15-20 minutes.
Rub the chickens prior to placing in bbq.

Chipotle rub which was just a pre made chipotle paste.
Chinese 5 Spice mix I also bought pre made

And a custom rub

Recipe
¼ cup Ancho powder
¼ cup dry mustard powder
¼ cup onion powder
¼ cup garlic powder
¼ cup salt
2 cups brown sugar
2 tbsp cayenne pepper
2 tbsp citric acid.

You can use what ever you want for the chickens to rub them. If you are using a sauce I would recommend saucing the chicken every 15-20 minutes.
Rub the chickens prior to placing in bbq.

Step 2: Smoke and Finished Chicken

Items Need

BBQ/ Smoker
Wood(I used apple wood)
Chickens

Start up your bbq/smoker I use a charcoal bbq. Soak your wood in water as this will create more smoke when the wood is added to your charcoal. Once your bbq is at temp add the wood(about three pieces to start) then add your chickens.
When you notice there is very little smoke coming out of the bbq add more wood to the coals.
Keep smoker at 200 degrees Fahrenheit
Smoke chicken for 4 hours or till the chickens reach an internal temperature of 164 degree Fahrenheit.

Once the chickens have reached temp remove from BBQ and enjoy.
Once cut open the juice should run clear if the meat looks slightly pink do not worry the smoke has a tendency to do that.

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