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Traeger BBQ Chicken Salad

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Apple

Roasted chicken is amazing in chicken salad, so douse it with Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ sauce, and it will sizzle with flavor for a filling feast.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 1 Whole (4 lb) whole chicken

  • 1 As Needed Traeger Chicken Rub

  • 1/4 Cup celery, finely diced

  • 1/4 Cup green onion, finely chopped

  • 1/4 Cup chopped toasted pecans

  • 1/2 Cup mayonnaise

  • 1/2 Cup Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce

  • 1 Teaspoon salt

  • 1 Teaspoon pepper

  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder

  • buns

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 400°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 2

    Lightly season the chicken with Traeger Chicken Rub. Tuck in the wings and tie legs together with cooking twine, if you wish.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Whole (4 lb) whole chicken

    • 1 As Needed Traeger Chicken Rub

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the thickest part of the breast, avoiding touching any bones. Place the chicken directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook until the internal temperature reaches 170°F, 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  • 4

    Remove the chicken from the grill and let it cool. Pull and shred the chicken, discarding the bones.

    Grill500 ˚F

    Probe165 ˚F

  • 5

    In a large bowl, add the celery, green onion, toasted pecans, mayonnaise, Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce, salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and stir to combine. Add the shredded chicken and toss to coat. Serve the chicken salad on buns as desired. Enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 Cup celery, finely diced

    • 1/4 Cup green onion, finely chopped

    • 1/4 Cup chopped toasted pecans

    • 1/2 Cup mayonnaise

    • 1/2 Cup Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce

    • 1 Teaspoon salt

    • 1 Teaspoon pepper

    • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder

    • As Needed buns

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