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Smoked Then Fried Chicken (On The BGE)

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Out of this world recipe for a fried chicken, like no other! So tender, so juicy and smokey..you will be in fried chicken heaven!
Ingredients
  All pupose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Kosher salt 1 Tablespoon
  Cracked black pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Granulated garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika powder 2 Tablespoon
  Whole chicken 3 Pound, cut up into 10 pieces (Fryer chicken)
  Buttermilk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Vegetable oil 4 Cup (64 tbs) (for deep frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare your smoker with the coals and wood chips.
2. In the mean time, trim excess skin from chicken pieces and season them with kosher salt and pepper.

MAKING
3. Once you have your smoker flared up, place the grilling rack. Arrange the chicken pieces on it.
4. Cover and smoke the chicken for 2 hours or until internal temperature reached 165 degrees.
5. In a bowl, combine the flour, salt, pepper, granulated garlic and paprika. Stir to mix and keep aside to bread the chicken.
6. In a large bowl combine buttermilk and eggs and whisk to blend. When the chicken is smoked, submerge them in this mixture.
7. Preheat the oil in a deep fat fryer or large pot to 400 degrees F. Place a tray lined with paper towels next to it.
8. In the meantime, dredge the buttermilk soaked smoked chicken pieces with the seasoned flour.
9. Deep fry the chicken in the hot oil until brown and crispy. Remove and drain on paper towels.

SERVING
10. Serve the smoked then fried chicken hot and crispy with your favorite dipping sauce and salad sides.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Southern
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
180 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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