Perfect Traeger’d Thighs

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I’ve Traeger’d thighs via Shop Class version, Carolina Mustard and boneless Carolina vinegar—sauced. Haven’t found the Ultimate.
What’s your perfect Traeger’d chicken thigh preparation?
 

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I usually rub them with Cabela's Beer Can Chicken seasoning. Super Smoke for 20-25 mins and then 400 until they're done. Sauce them towards the end of the cook with a sweet sticky BBQ or Buffalo Wing sauce.
 

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Chicken thighs- with skin/bone marinate with olive oil 2-3 tablespoons- 1/2cup hot wing sauce / 1/4 mayo and fresh ground pepper - 1-2 hours. Traeger at 350 till done
 

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I'll coat them with peanut oil and then dust with a good rub. I'll smoke them at 250 with cherry, apple, or pecan for a couple hours and let the fat render out from the skin. When the internal temp hits about 180, I will crank it up to 375 to crisp the skin and then sauce with your favorite sauce. Key for me is to render out the fat on the thighs.
 

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I'll coat them with peanut oil and then dust with a good rub. I'll smoke them at 250 with cherry, apple, or pecan for a couple hours and let the fat render out from the skin. When the internal temp hits about 180, I will crank it up to 375 to crisp the skin and then sauce with your favorite sauce. Key for me is to render out the fat on the thighs.
A couple of hours at 250 to hit 180? I would expect them to heat faster than that.
 
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