Sweet and Spicy Smoked Chicken Quarters Recipe

10 mins
2 hrs
4

In this recipe for smoked chicken quarters, sweet and spicy come together to bring out the contrasting flavors of maple syrup and thai chili sauce.

Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • 4 chicken quarters

FOR THE SAUCE

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup sriacha
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Directions

Step 1 Of 4
1
In a saucepan, combine water, brown sugar, maple syrup, sriracha, salt, pepper, and paprika over low heat, stirring occasionally.
2
Let heat for 3 to 4 minutes until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool. Reserve half of the sauce for later and brush the other half over the chicken quarters.
3
Set smoker to 220°F and smoke chicken for about 2 hours, or until the digital meat thermometer reads at least 165°F.
4
Serve with reserved sauce for dipping.
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