By Traeger Kitchen
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.
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|1 Whole||(4 lb) whole chicken|
|As Needed||Traeger Chicken Rub|
|1/4 Cup||celery, finely diced|
|1/4 Cup||green onion, finely chopped|
|1/4 Cup||toasted pecans, chopped|
|1/2 Cup||Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce|
|1 Teaspoon||garlic powder|
|As Needed||Buns, as needed, for serving|
When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 400°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.
400 ˚F / 204 ˚C
Lightly season the chicken with Traeger Chicken Rub. Tuck in the wings and tie legs together with cooking twine, optional.
1 Whole (4 lb) whole chicken
As Needed Traeger Chicken Rub
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.
400 ˚F / 204 ˚C
170 ˚F / 77 ˚C
Remove the chicken from the grill and let cool. Pull and shred the chicken discarding the bones.
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!
1/4 Cup celery, finely diced
1/4 Cup green onion, finely chopped
1/4 Cup toasted pecans, chopped
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, as needed, for serving
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