Chicken Breasts-tips & suggestions

MJBunch

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Hey All
I'd like any suggestions on smoking chicken breasts. I've tried a couple of times and haven't managed to keep them moist or tender. I've tried cooking at 250 & 275 until they reached 150. They are skinless, maybe part of the problem??
 

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I do chicken breasts all the time and they come out juicy/ tender. I use a rub on both sides of breasts ( spicy on one side). I have used Traeger rub but switched to Meat Church. Traeger is set to 350 and I let coconut on one side for 15 mins. Flip, then pull at 165. I let it rest a few minutes. Mine cone out great but I’m sure more members will give you additional options. Find what works for you.?I’m always looking for a better way.

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Chicken breasts are hard to cook because of the weird size and the need to cook them to a safe temperature.

I like to slice the breast into strips then put them accordion style on a skewer. I marinate them before hand which helps tenderize them. This creates a pretty level size to cook and they cook much quicker.

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