Knotty Wood Crack Chicken

Knotty Wood Crack Chicken

Knotty Wood Crack Chicken


  • 1 whole roasting chicken
  • 4 Tbsp Butter
  • Knotty Rub
  • ½ Orange
  • ½ Lemon
  • Knotty Wood Almond Pellets


  1. Preheat your smoker 325-350˚ F and add in your Almond Knotty Wood Pellets.
  2. Cut the lemon and orange halves into small chunks. Cut the half stick of butter into thin slices.
  3. Grab the chicken and lift the skin from top of the chicken with spoon to separate the skin and slide the butter and Knotty rub under the skin.
  4. Put the citrus in the cavity of the chicken. This will help to tenderize and flavor the meat.
  5. Liberally apply Knotty rub over the entire chicken.
  6. After stuffing and seasoning the chicken, it’s ready to go in your smoker.
  7. Cook for 2 ½- 3 hours or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 ˚ F.


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