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smoked chicken breasts on cutting board
Smoked Citrus Chicken
Prep Time
6 hrs
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
6 hrs 30 mins

Smokey, savory citrus chicken is easy to make, perfectly moist and bursting with flavor. 

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon lime chicken, smoked citrus chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 369 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 4-6 chicken breasts
  • 1 C soy sauce
  • 1/2 C Veg Oil
  • 1 C lemon lime soda
  • juice of one lime
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 limes lime zest
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large gallon bag, bowl or flat pan. Cover.

  2. Allow to marinate in the fridge for 6-8 hours.

  3. Pre-heat smoker to 350. When hot add chicken and allow to smoke for about 15-20 minutes. Flip, and allow to smoke until it reaches the internal temp of 165. Remove immediately when reaches 165 so it does not over cook or dry out. 

  4. You can also Broil or Grill chicken if smoker is not available.

Nutrition Facts
Smoked Citrus Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 chicken breast)
Calories 369 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 96mg32%
Sodium 2338mg102%
Potassium 639mg18%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.