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Smoker orange marmalade chicken

Delicious easy recipe for smoked chicken quarters in your electric smoker. I use Masterbuilt smoker but any charcoal smoker will work too. Flavorful rub and orange glaze make this dinner meal absolutely fantastic.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: electric smoker chicken recipe, masterbuilt smoker recipes, smoked chicken thighs, smoked orange chicken
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 545kcal


  • Electric smoker


  • 2 chicken quarters
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce

For the rub


  • Preheat your electric smoker to 275 degrees.
  • Wash chicken and dry with paper towels.
  • Mix all the rub ingredients. Cover chicken quarters with the rub. Brush with orange marmalade mixed with hot sauce ( under the skin too!).
  • Place chicken in the smoker for 1 and half hours. Once cooked, take out and let rest for 10 minutes.


Calories: 545kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 666mg | Potassium: 515mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 3385IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 3mg