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How to make delicious smoked chicken legs

Make Delicious Smoked Chicken Legs

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To create your dry rub, add 1/4 cup paprika

To create your dry rub, add 1/4 cup paprika

Add 2 tbsp garlic powder to the dry rub.

Add 2 tbsp garlic powder to the dry rub.

If you want spicy chicken legs, add 2 tbsp of chili powder and 1-2 tsp of cayenne pepper. If you want less spicy, add 1 tsp of chili powder.

If you want spicy chicken legs, add 2 tbsp of chili powder and 1-2 tsp of cayenne pepper. If you want less spicy, add 1 tsp of chili powder.

Add 1 tsp of garlic salt to the mix.

Add 1 tsp of garlic salt to the mix.

Add 2 tsp of onion powder to the dry rub.

Add 2 tsp of onion powder to the dry rub.

Add 1 tsp of black pepper to the rub.

Add 1 tsp of black pepper to the rub.

Get your chicken legs. You can lollipop them here or remove the skin if you like, but I kept it on since it adds flavor. :)

Get your chicken legs. You can lollipop them here or remove the skin if you like, but I kept it on since it adds flavor. :)

I wanted my legs to have a sweet undertone, so I added honey. You can substitute oil or lemon juice. Add 1/2  - 1 tsp of honey per chicken leg.

I wanted my legs to have a sweet undertone, so I added honey. You can substitute oil or lemon juice. Add 1/2 - 1 tsp of honey per chicken leg.

Get a brush and evenly coat the legs.

Get a brush and evenly coat the legs.

Put the leg in the dry rub.

Put the leg in the dry rub.

Evenly coat all sides.

Evenly coat all sides.

Do this for the rest of the chicken legs.

Do this for the rest of the chicken legs.

Leave the legs in a pan and put in the smoker. We cooked them for 6 hours on 190 Fahrenheit. For the last hour we turned up the heat to 215 and took them out of the pan to crisp the outside.

Yum! These turned out magnificent. Enjoy with your favorite side.

  • 10.0 Chicken legs
  • 1/4c Paprika
  • 2.0Tbsp Garlic powder
  • 2.0Tbsp Chili powder (optional)
  • 1.0tsp Cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1.0tsp Garlic salt
  • 2.0tsp Onion powder
  • 1.0tsp Black pepper
  • 5.0tsp Honey