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BBQ Chicken Thighs




Classic BBQ chicken thighs are juicy and tender, infused with wood-fired flavor. Serve at your backyard BBQ with baked beans and chilled beer.




  • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

  • Kosher salt

  • Traeger Chicken Rub

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F

  • 2

    While the grill is heating, trim any excess fat and skin from the chicken thighs. Season lightly with salt and pepper, then with the Traeger Chicken Rub.

    • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

    • To Taste Kosher salt

    • To Taste Traeger Chicken Rub

    • To Taste Freshly ground black pepper

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the thickest part of a chicken thigh, avoiding the bone. Place the chicken thighs directly on the grill grates, close the lid, and cook until the internal temperature reaches 180°F (the chicken will be cooked through at 165°F, but the texture will be better at 180°F), about 35 minutes.

    350 ˚F

    180 ˚F

  • 4

    Remove the chicken from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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