Recipes — chicken

Matt Curmi

Smoked Mac & Cheese with Chicken

Smoked Mac & Cheese with Chicken

Serves – 8 Total Time – 4 hours Smoked sides are a fantastic accompaniment to any BBQ feast. Mac and cheese is classic so why not? Tip – The breadcrumb topping adds a nice textural contrast but is certainly not an essential piece. This dish is great straight out of the smoker. Ingredients 2 cups Apple Smoking Chips 4 Chicken breasts Kosher Salt 12 oz uncooked Macaroni or Pasta of choice 2 cups Heavy Cream 1 cup grated Cheddar Cheese 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs 4 Tbsp melted  Butter 2 Tbsp chopped Parsley Method Preheat a smoker to 250°F and...

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Matt Curmi

Northwest Waldorf Salad with Smoked Chicken

Northwest Waldorf Salad with Smoked Chicken

Serves – 4 Total time – 3 hours We put a few Northwest twists on this classic dish using regional ingredients and our very own smoking chips. Tip – We used our Northwest Blend wood chips, but any variety of smoking chips will do this recipe justice. Ingredients Northwest Blend smoking chips 2 Chicken breasts Kosher salt 2 cups Rainier Cherries, pitted and halved 2 cups Celery, diced 2 cups Washington Apples, diced 1 cup Hazelnuts, whole 3 Tbsp Mayonnaise 1 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar Method Preheat a smoker to 250°F and load the tray with chips. Season the chicken...

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Annie Kuster

Cherry Planked Salsa Verde Chicken

Cherry Planked Salsa Verde Chicken

Wild Cherry is always a fun powerful flavor. When you add some spicy salsa and jalapeños into the mix you get grilling perfection. Luckily for you, we break it down the easy way. Ingredients 1 Cherry Grilling Plank 1 lb. Boneless skinless chicken breasts Salsa Verde Lime juice 1/2 tsp. Chili Powder Monterey Jack  Jalapeños  Olive Oil Directions Soak grilling plank in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Preheat grill or oven to medium-high, or 400ºF (190ºC). Mix in bowl: salsa verde, olive oil, lime, chili powder. Mix with chicken. Add to grill or oven.  *When grilling, keep the grill...

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Annie Kuster

Cedar Planked Chicken in the Oven

Cedar Planked Chicken in the Oven

Putting your chicken on grilling plank as it bakes in the oven is an easy way to add lots more flavor to your bird with minimal effort. This recipe calls for halving the chicken before roasting, but leaving the bird whole works well too, especially when it's stuffed with lemons and herbs. Ingredients 1 Cedar Grilling Plank 1 Whole chicken or 2 Cornish Game Hens 1 Bunch of fresh thyme 1 shallot, sliced 1 Lemon, sliced Salt + Pepper Directions Soak grilling plank in hot tap water for at least 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F. Make a bed of...

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