Smoked Spatchcock Chicken

The smokiness from the Weber makes this chicken irresistible! 

Recipe by: Thando Manyoni
Serves: 4-8
Time:  2 hours


  • 1 whole chicken
  • 3 tbsp chicken spice rub
  • 2 cups BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 handful mesquite wood chips

How To Make

  1. Soak the wood chips in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Before preheating the grill, attach the smoker attachment and fill the water pan with hot tap water.
  3. Remove the wood chips from the water and shake off all excess water before adding them to the other compartment.
  4. Preheat the grill.
  5. In the meantime, spatchcock the chicken by placing the chicken on a clean surface, breast side down.
  6. Starting at the tail cavity, cut alone one side of the backbone through to the neck cavity
  7. Rotate the chicken, and cut along the other side of the backbone until the backbone is removed
  8. Season the chicken with the spice rub, and coat in the BBQ sauce.
  9. Place the chicken on the grill and smoke for about an hour or until cooked through.
  10. Flipping and rotating as needed to avoid burning.

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