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36 Pellet Grilled Chicken Recipes

Explore Our Pellet Grill Chicken Recipe Collection! This assortment spans traditional favorites to innovative variations, appealing to every family. Whether experienced or new to grilling, you’ll find these recipes easy to follow, emphasizing the flavor of your chicken alongside varied spices and preparations. From tender drumsticks to flavorful whole chickens, prepared using basic ingredients. This collection is more than just delicious chicken; it’s about the joy of grilling and sharing wonderful meals with loved ones. Ready your grill and explore these delectable recipes!

Greek Chicken Protein Bowl

Greek Chicken Protein Bowl. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

The Greek Chicken Protein Bowl is a nourishing and flavorful dish, perfect for those seeking a healthy yet satisfying meal. It combines marinated grilled chicken with a fresh salad base, incorporating spinach, cucumbers, and tomatoes, among other Mediterranean-inspired ingredients. The dish is enriched with protein from cottage cheese, making it ideal for a nutritious lunch or dinner.
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Grilled Keto Greek Chicken Bowl

Grilled Keto Greek Chicken Bowl. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

The Grilled Keto Greek Chicken Bowl is a flavorful and health-conscious dish, ideal for those following a keto diet. It features well-seasoned, grilled chicken combined with a variety of fresh vegetables and Greek-inspired ingredients, offering a satisfying and nutritious meal.
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Grilled Chicken Caprese Recipe

Grilled Chicken Caprese Recipe. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This recipe combines the classic flavors of a Caprese salad with grilled chicken, offering a refreshing and satisfying meal. It’s a great choice for a light yet flavorful lunch or dinner.
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Chicken Bruschetta Recipe

Chicken Bruschetta Recipe. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This recipe puts a twist on traditional bruschetta by incorporating chicken, making it a more substantial dish. It combines the classic bruschetta flavors with the added heartiness of chicken.
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Traeger Baked Cheddar Chicken

Traeger Baked Cheddar Chicken. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This recipe offers a cheesy twist on classic baked chicken, featuring a rich cheddar flavor. It’s an easy-to-prepare dish that’s great for a comforting family dinner.
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Smoked Greek Chicken Pasta Salad

Smoked Greek Chicken Pasta Salad. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A delightful blend of smoked chicken and Greek flavors, this pasta salad is both refreshing and filling. It’s an excellent choice for a summer meal or a potluck, offering a robust flavor profile.
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Smoked Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Smoked Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This comforting soup combines the zest of lemon with the smokiness of chicken, integrated with orzo pasta. It’s a heartwarming dish, perfect for those seeking a smoky twist on traditional chicken soup.
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Grilled Peanut Chicken Satay

Grilled Peanut Chicken Satay. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

Grilled Peanut Chicken Satay is a flavorful dish featuring skewered, marinated chicken with a rich peanut sauce. This recipe is great for those who enjoy the combination of savory grilled chicken and the creamy, nutty flavor of peanut sauce.
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Traeger Chicken Wing Lollipops

Traeger Chicken Wing Lollipops. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A fun and creative take on chicken wings, this recipe transforms them into ‘lollipops’, making them a standout appetizer or snack. The Traeger grill imparts a smoky flavor to the chicken, elevating the taste profile. This dish is not only visually appealing but also offers a unique eating experience, with the lollipop style making it easy and fun to enjoy. It’s a great option for parties or casual gatherings where finger food is preferred.
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Smoked Green Chile Chicken

Smoked Green Chile Chicken. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A smoky, spicy chicken dish featuring the distinct flavor of green chiles. It’s an excellent choice for those who appreciate a bit of heat and smokiness in their chicken.
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Greek Chicken Marinade

Greek Chicken Marinade. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This recipe focuses on a Greek-inspired marinade, perfect for infusing chicken with Mediterranean flavors. It’s a simple yet effective way to elevate your chicken dishes, whether grilled, roasted, or pan-fried.
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Grilled Huli Huli Chicken

Grilled Huli Huli Chicken. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

Another take on the Hawaiian Huli Huli chicken, this recipe is perfect for grilling enthusiasts seeking a sweet and savory chicken dish with a tropical flair.
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Sweet Heat Smoked Spicy Chicken Wings

Sweet Heat Smoked Spicy Chicken Wings. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

These wings balance sweet and spicy flavors, smoked to perfection for a tasty and fiery appetizer.
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Smoked Chicken Breast Burrito Bowl

Smoked Chicken Breast Burrito Bowl. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This burrito bowl recipe features smoked chicken breast as its star ingredient, offering a hearty and flavorful meal option. The smoked chicken adds a distinct taste, complemented by the fresh and diverse flavors of the burrito bowl components. It’s a customizable and satisfying dish, great for those who love a smoky flavor in their Mexican-inspired cuisine.
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Lemon Pepper Smoked Wings

Lemon Pepper Smoked Wings. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A zesty twist on smoked wings, this recipe infuses the classic lemon pepper flavor into a smoky, crispy appetizer.
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Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A fresh and zesty taco recipe, featuring grilled chicken marinated in cilantro and lime, perfect for a light and flavorful meal.
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Traeger Butterflied Chicken Legs

Traeger Butterflied Chicken Legs. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This recipe focuses on butterflied chicken legs, smoked for added flavor. It’s a simple yet effective way to prepare chicken legs, suitable for both casual and special occasions.
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Thai French Bread Pizza

Thai French Bread Pizza. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

Combining Thai flavors with the convenience of French bread pizza, this recipe offers an exotic twist on a familiar favorite. It’s a quick and tasty option for a fusion-style meal.
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Togarashi Spatchcock Chicken

Togarashi Spatchcock Chicken. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This recipe brings a spicy twist to roasted chicken by using togarashi seasoning. Spatchcocking the chicken ensures even cooking and a crispy skin, making it a great option for those who enjoy a bit of heat and a well-cooked, flavorful chicken.
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Traeger Chicken Paprikash Recipe

Traeger Chicken Paprikash Recipe. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This recipe reinvents the classic Hungarian Chicken Paprikash by incorporating the smoky flavor of a Traeger grill, adding a new dimension to this traditional dish.
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Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This Asian Chicken Salad is a light and refreshing dish, combining tender chicken with crisp vegetables and a flavorful dressing. It’s a great choice for a healthy, satisfying meal, especially for those who enjoy the vibrant flavors of Asian cuisine. This salad is perfect for a quick lunch or a light dinner.
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Smoked Chicken Chile Verde

Smoked Chicken Chile Verde. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A smoky version of the traditional Chile Verde, this recipe uses smoked chicken to enhance the dish’s depth and flavor. It’s a great choice for those who love a hearty, smoky, and spicy stew.
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Grilled Huli Huli Chicken Kabobs

Grilled Huli Huli Chicken Kabobs. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

These kabobs feature the sweet and tangy flavors of Huli Huli sauce, paired with juicy grilled chicken. They’re perfect for a tropical-themed cookout or for those who enjoy Hawaiian-inspired flavors.
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Traeger Chicken and Gravy

Traeger Chicken and Gravy. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This Traeger Chicken and Gravy recipe brings a smoky depth to the classic comfort dish. The chicken is cooked on a Traeger grill, adding a unique flavor that complements the rich, savory gravy. It’s perfect for those who enjoy a hearty, home-cooked meal with a twist.
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Smoked Green Chicken Enchiladas

Smoked Green Chicken Enchiladas. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A smoky take on the classic enchilada, this recipe features chicken and a green sauce, infused with smoky flavors. It’s a fantastic choice for those who enjoy traditional Mexican dishes with a unique twist.
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0-400 Chicken Wings

0-400 Chicken Wings. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This recipe offers a unique method for preparing chicken wings, promising crispy skin and juicy meat. Perfect for game day or casual gatherings.
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Grilled Mandarin Chicken Salad

Grilled Mandarin Chicken Salad. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A refreshing and light salad featuring grilled chicken and mandarin oranges, perfect for a healthy and flavorful lunch or dinner.
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Hell’s Kitchen Grilled Chicken Wings

Hell’s Kitchen Grilled Chicken Wings. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

Inspired by the famous Hell’s Kitchen, this recipe brings a grilled twist to chicken wings, aiming for a balance of crispy skin and tender meat.
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Traeger Creamy Chicken Pasta

Traeger Creamy Chicken Pasta. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This creamy chicken pasta recipe, cooked on a Traeger grill, adds a smoky flavor to a rich and comforting dish. It’s great for a satisfying meal that combines the best of pasta and grilled chicken.
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Traeger Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Traeger Grilled Chicken Sandwich. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This sandwich features grilled chicken with a fresh basil accent, creating a light yet satisfying meal. Ideal for a quick lunch or dinner, it’s a simple and flavorful way to enjoy chicken.
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Grilled Butterflied Chicken Legs with Spicy Chili Garlic Glaze

Grilled Butterflied Chicken Legs with Spicy Chili Garlic Glaze. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

These chicken legs are enhanced with a spicy chili garlic glaze, offering a balance of heat and flavor. The grilling process adds a nice char and smokiness, making them a great main dish.
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Smoked Chicken Salad Sandwich

Smoked Chicken Salad Sandwich. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A fresh approach to chicken salad, this recipe uses smoked chicken for added depth, creating a satisfying sandwich filling.
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Grilled Spicy Chili Garlic Chicken Thighs

Grilled Spicy Chili Garlic Chicken Thighs. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A fiery and flavorful dish, these grilled chicken thighs are marinated in a spicy chili garlic sauce, ideal for those who love a bit of heat with their grilled poultry.
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Grilled Butterflied Chicken Legs with Spicy Chili Garlic Glaze

Grilled Butterflied Chicken Legs with Spicy Chili Garlic Glaze. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

These chicken legs are enhanced with a spicy chili garlic glaze, offering a balance of heat and flavor. The grilling process adds a nice char and smokiness, making them a great main dish.
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Smoked Chicken Salad Sandwich

Smoked Chicken Salad Sandwich. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A fresh approach to chicken salad, this recipe uses smoked chicken for added depth, creating a satisfying sandwich filling.
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Grilled Spicy Chili Garlic Chicken Thighs

Grilled Spicy Chili Garlic Chicken Thighs. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

A fiery and flavorful dish, these grilled chicken thighs are marinated in a spicy chili garlic sauce, ideal for those who love a bit of heat with their grilled poultry.
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Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson, a self-taught expert in grilling and outdoor cooking, launched Or Whatever You Do in 2010. Her blog, renowned for its comprehensive and creative outdoor cooking recipes, has garnered a vast audience of millions. Nicole's hands-on experience and passion for grilling shine through her work. Her husband, Jeremiah Johnson, also plays a pivotal role in recipe development, adding his culinary flair to the mix. Together, they form a dynamic duo, offering a rich and varied outdoor cooking experience to their followers.