SMOKED BACON WRAPPED CHICKEN THIGHS

Everything is better with bacon. These smoked bacon-wrapped chicken thighs are a delicious barbecue dish to please any crowd at your next BBQ party or tailgate. 

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless chicken thighs
  • 1- 12 ounce package of sliced bacon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • toothpicks to secure the bacon

Instructions

  1. Preheat your Z Grills pellet smoker to around 300 °F.
  2. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  3. Wrap each thigh with two slices of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  4. Smoke the chicken thighs for about one and a half hours.
  5. After one hour, check the internal temperature of the thighs. It’s ready when the center of the thigh reaches 170 °F. You can keep cooking the thighs to 180 °F for more crispy bacon.

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