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Traeger BBQ Chicken Salad

Traeger BBQ Chicken Salad

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.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




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Units of Measurement:
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 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


  • 1

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

    400 ˚F / 204 ˚C

  • 2

    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

  • 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.

    400 ˚F / 204 ˚C

    170 ˚F / 77 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 4

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

  • 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!

    • 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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