Juicy Chicken On A Traeger

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I think we all have the same goal when it comes to grilling….. Juicy Chicken.  Am I right?  I created this marinade recipe years ago and have used it in Country Clubs, Hotels and Restaurants I have been the Chef of.  Always a hit and always had people questioning what we do to get the chicken so juicy.  Here is the marinade and cooking tips for absolutely amazing chicken off your pellet grill.

  • Yield: Serves 4-6 People
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Prep, 10 Minute Soak
  • Cook time: 10-12 minutes


Measure   Ingredient                                                                  Prep Notes      

2 lbs                Chicken, Breast, Boneless Skinless             Natural Chicken

Taste              Oil, Canola                                                                                                  

Taste              Cluck Seasoning, 5280 Culinary

Chicken Soak Directions:

CHICKEN SOAK Mix Together in a medium sized bowl Slice the chicken on a bias to get equal sized pieces.  Chicken Medallions Place chicken into a heavy duty Ziploc bag/pan/bowl Add oil to lightly coat the chicken Season to taste with Cluck Squeeze out the air and seal the Ziploc bag Place in the fridge and allow to soak for 10-15 minutes

Cooking Notes:

Pre heat your Traeger Pro780 to 450 Degrees

Cooking Directions:

Pre heat your Traeger Pro780 to 450 Degrees Place the chicken over the center (fire pot) area and sear on the first side for about 6-8 minutes.  Visual cue is when chicken starts to turn white around the edges Open the lid and flip the chicken Close the lid Sear for an additional 3-4 minutes or until 165 degrees internal temperature Remove from the heat and let rest (uncovered), resting will result in carry over cooking and temp will usually climb another 3-5 degrees Enjoy grilled or with your favorite BBQ sauce or fire honey  

Grills / Grill Gear Used:

Traeger Pro780   Ace SKU – 8016780

Traeger Reserve Blend Pellets   Ace SKU – 8015887


Shopping List (Products Used):

Cluck Rub, 5280 Culinary   Ace SKU – 8561854

Oink Rub, 5280 Culinary  Ace SKU – 8562043

Fire Honey, 5280 Culinary  Ace SKU – 8017719