Smoking Meat and Fish Recipes
Below are links to recipes for smoking chicken, turkey, beef, pork, deer (venison), buffalo (bison), pheasant, duck, frog, and fish including tilapia, shrimp, crab, lobster, scallops, catfish, salmon, and trout. Each recipe provides ingredients, step-by-step directions, cooking times, and useful tips to help you become a better smoking pit master.
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Smoked Chicken Recipes
BBQ Smoked Chicken - A great flavor combination happens when pairing chicken with BBQ seasonings and sauce.
Injector Smoked Chicken - Injecting a chicken is one of our favorite ways to ensure chicken doesn't try out on the smoker. In fact, injector smoked chicken will turn out juicy and practically melts in your mouth. Try this recipe for a mouth watering and smoky flavor that your guests will love.
Brine Smoked Chicken - Brining a chicken is a very traditional method of ensuring a chicken doesn't try out on the smoker. This recipe involves marinading the chicken in a salty water mixture for about 12 hours adding moisture during the cooking process.
Cajun Smoked Chicken - Cajun smoked chicken puts a spicy spin on an American classic dish. This southern influenced dish is sure to be a hit at the dinner table if you like your chicken to have a little kick.
Smoked Buffalo Chicken - Buffalo chicken is a new trend that has gained popularity and become an American favorite in recent years. This recipe pairs traditional smoked flavor with the latest craze that you are sure to love.
Smoked Chicken Breasts - This smoked chicken breast recipe is a delicious alternative to smoking a whole chicken. Cook up this one if you are short on time or not a big fan of the dark meat.
Beer Can Chicken - This been can chicken recipe is probably one of the most popular ways to smoke a chicken. Simply pick up your favorite beer from the liquor store (no light beers for this recipe please) and start up your smoker. And, the best part is, you get to drink the rest while you are waiting for the bird to be done cooking.
Smoked Chicken Wings - Most chicken wings we eat are fried and unhealthy. This recipe will surprise you with a smoky flavor your taste buds are sure to love.
Smoked Deviled Eggs - This recipe will add a little Cajun spice and smoke to make this classic Deviled Eggs side dish come alive.
Smoked Turkey Recipes
Smoked Turkey Legs - These turkey legs will come off your smoker with a brown, crispy skin with a juicy and smokey flavor on the inside.
Smoked Beef Recipes
Smoked Beef Brisket - Smoking a beef brisket is not for just any amateur grill master. This recipe will help you smoke a tender brisket while looking like a professional.
Smoked Beef Jerky - This recipe calls for a few extra steps than using your typical dehydrator to make jerky that will help season the meat with a smoky flavor that liquid smoke just can't replicate.
Smoked Beef Ribs - Ribs are the Cadillac of all of the beef cuts in the smoking world. Make sure you cook a rack of ribs that will practically fall off the bone with this recipe.
Smoked Beef Roast - This smoked roast puts a new spin on your mother's old crock pot recipe with all the tips you will need to help prevent it from drying out on the smoker.
Smoked Beef Stew - For a smoky spin on a classic crock pot dish, try this delicious and healthy recipe.
Smoked Burnt Ends - Made from the point of the beef brisket cut burnt ends are a specialty that originates from the Kansas City barbecue scene.
Smoked Pork Recipes
Smoked Pork Shoulder - Smoked pork shoulder is a classic pork recipe that can be used to make many different dishes. Many grill masters use their pork shoulder in other recipes like tacos, sandwiches, beans, or burritos just to name a few.
Smoked Pork Ribs - Smoked pork ribs are a staple of BBQ competitions around the world. Try this recipe for an award winning taste that you will love to eat time and time again.
Smoked Baby Back Ribs - Baby back ribs are a smaller yet more tender cut of ribs from the back of the pig. Try this recipe for a delicious smoked flavor that will melt in your mouth.
Smoked Pulled Pork - Pulled pork is a favorite that can be found at almost every BBQ restaurant across the United States. You mainly find this classic recipe crafted into a pulled pork sandwich.
Smoked Ham - This smoked ham recipe has a mustard and horseradish glaze that adds a dimension of flavor that is to die for.
Smoked Pork Tacos - Rarely can you find a restaurant that will take the time to smoke a pork shoulder in order to make shredded pork tacos that will melt in your mouth.
Smoked Venison (Deer) Recipes
Smoked Venison Deer Steaks - Many people don't know you can smoke a venison steak. This recipe will help keep your steak from drying out so you can have a succulent and seasoned piece of deer that will shock your taste buds.
Smoked Venison Deer Sausage - Smoking is hands down the best way to prepare venison deer sausage. Smoking it slowly pulls out the natural flavors of the meat while adding a smoky flavor that you simply can't stop eating.
Smoked Deer Jerky - Smoked deer jerky isn't typically something you can just buy at your average gas station. Use this recipe to impress your friends and keep them coming back for more!
Smoked Elk Roast - What most people don't realize other than hunters, is that elk is a type of deer meat and is technically a type of venison meat. Like all deer meat, this smoked elk recipe requires a little extra help to avoid it from drying out on the grill.
Smoked Elk Steak - Pairing your elk steak with Portobello mushrooms and a topping made with red wine sauce makes this smoked elk a gourmet dish that will keep you coming back for more.
Smoked Elk Jerky - This smoked elk jerky recipe calls for both a smoker and a dehydrator in order to start the meat off with an authentic smoke flavor and finish it off on a food dehydrator.
Smoked Bison (Buffalo) Recipes
Smoked Bison Roast - The low fat content in bison makes this a healthy alternative to other smoked red meats.
Smoked Pheasant Recipes
Smoked Pheasant - Smoking pheasant is a surprisingly delicious way to prepare this delicacy poultry. Since pheasant is such a seasonal dish that you may not make often, this recipe will give you the smoking tips you need to cook it right the first time.
Smoked Duck Recipes
Smoked Duck - Many people are fans of smoked duck because it has a bolder flavor than other poultry like chicken. This smoked duck recipe will provide you with a crispy skin and meat that is so moist that it practically falls off the bone.
Smoked Tilapia Recipes
Cedar Plank Smoked Tilapia - Smoking tilapia on a cedar plank is a way to solve the age old problem of fish flaking apart and falling between the grates of your smoker. Not to mention the added aromatic smell of the cedar that will cook into your tilapia.
Cedar Plank Smoked Tilapia - Smoking tilapia on a cedar plank is a great way to impart a smoky flavor into the light and healthy fish fillet.
Cajun Smoked Tilapia Recipe - Cajun spices are great paired with tilapia. This recipe comes out tasting like a blackened Cajun fish straight from the south.
Smoked Catfish Recipes
Cajun Smoked Catfish - Try this southern inspired take on a classic dish with a little kick. The Cajun seasoning combined with Louisiana hot sauce will really impress your taste buds.
Smoked Salmon Recipes
Cedar Plank Smoked Salmon - Cedar plank smoked salmon is a recipe that dates back to the American Indians who would smoke it low and slow to preserve and flavor the fish. This classic and simple recipe will make you look like a gourmet chef.
Smoked Salmon Dip - Smoked salmon dip is expensive to purchase at the store. Flake some salmon off next time you smoke the fish and it will make this delicious appetizer.
Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad - Smoke some extra salmon and keep it on hand to easily prepare this light and healthy salad recipe.
Smoked Shrimp Recipes
Bacon Wrapped Smoked Shrimp - This recipe is a delicious appetizer to make for your guests as they are waiting for your main smoked meat dish to come off the grill.
Smoked Shrimp Kabobs - This is a simple shrimp kabob recipe that will be in and out of the smoker in under 45 minutes. This is a great appetizer if your guests are waiting for your main course.
Smoked Crab Recipes
Smoked Crab Legs - Though you wouldn't typically think of crab legs as something to throw on your smoker, smoking crab legs actually imparts a flavor that you just can't achieve with the standard steam or boiling methods.
Smoked Lobster Recipes
Smoked Lobster Tails - The key tip to this smoked lobster tails recipe is to cut the back of the shell with scissors in order to allow the smoke to surround the lobster meat and provide you with a place to baste your butter mixture.
Smoked Scallops Recipes
Bacon Wrapped Smoked Scallops - Bacon wrapped and smoked scallops are the best seafood to make as an appetizer to pair with a gourmet meal. The simple ingredients in this recipe compliment the scallops perfectly.
Smoked Tuna Recipes
Cedar Plank Smoked Tuna Steak - Smoking tuna steak on a cedar plank is truly a best kept secret among grill masters. This is one of our favorite ways to cook a tuna steak.
Lemon Smoked Tuna - Lemon is one of the most popular flavors that helps to bring out the natural flavors of fish. This lemon smoked tuna recipe is sure to please a variety of pallets who enjoy a nice tuna steak.
Smoked Tuna Melt - This isn't your average canned tuna melt recipe. This Ahi tuna steak is a gourmet version of the classic melt that will literally melt in your mouth.
Smoked Trout Recipes
Smoked Trout Recipe - Smoking trout is typically a rare treat for fisherman. If you are lucky enough to be able to purchase trout from your local supermarket, try this recipe for a delicious treat that you will want to try time and time again.
Cedar Plank Smoked Trout - This cedar plank smoked trout recipe features garlic and lemon slices that help to season the fish with a light but smoky flavor.
Smoked Frog Recipes
Smoked Frog Legs - This smoked frog legs recipe will surprise your taste buds. The smoke on your frog legs, paired with the rub seasonings, make this a delicacy you will want to try again and again.