There are a lot of amazing things you can make on a smoker. When I first started cooking with mine, all of the choices were overwhelming. I didn’t know where to start. If you just got a smoker, and you’re not sure what you should cook, or you’re feeling overwhelmed like I was, check out this list of 10 smoked meat recipes.
If you’re new to smoking meat, this is one of the first recipes you should try. A whole chicken is easy to prepare, and the end result is always fantastic.
I’ve made a lot of chicken wings on my smoker. In fact, they’re probably the thing I get the most requests for from family and friends. If you don’t like spicy, try my Dr. Pepper Chicken Wings instead.
This is such an easy recipe and really doesn’t require a smoker at all. Serve this simple barbecue sauce with poultry or pork and watch eyes light up when they try it.
Pulled Pork is a longer cook than the other recipes I mentioned above. Cooking pulled pork is a really simple process, and once you get it down, you’ll want to make this recipe every weekend of the summer.
They might look like normal burgers, but they’re loaded with cheese and mushrooms inside. Upgrade your burger experience with this recipe, and never look back.
Smoked bacon is one of the best things you can make for breakfast. My daughter requests it ALL THE TIME. Really, I can’t blame her. This is one of my absolute favorite recipes.
These Jalapeno Poppers are NEXT LEVEL delicious. Honestly, they might be the best thing I’ve made on my smoker, and I’ve made a ton of things. If you really want to get crazy, make my Jalapeno Popper Ribs instead.
Everyone loves a perfectly smoked rack of ribs, and this method has proven to be effective time and time again.
What else needs to be said? Brisket is the crown jewel of barbecue. This is one of the most complete brisket guides you’ll find, and if you follow the steps, you’ll have stellar results.
10 Smoked Meat Recipes
So there’s my list of 10 smoked meat recipes. Most of them are traditional favorites, but there are a few wildcards in their too! Which one is your favorite? Let me know in the comments.