Here's is a good smoking receipe for chicken that been in my family for years 1:Apple and Pecan chips 2: One full chiken ( fryer or pullet size is best ) 3: one pkg of hormel centercut bacon or another brand that equal in flavor 4: ( extras) salt/pepper/crush garlic/whole onions (optional), rosemary or thyme 5: 2 sml Apples cut into chunks and peeled( Macintosh or Washington reds ) 6: one 64fl oz of apple juice or cider preparations: >cleand & dress fowl, removing exccess skin,fat,giblets,etc.... >wash meat and pat dry > Coat outside of the meat with a light oil, adding garlic salt,pepper and thyme or rosemary. Do the same for the inside cavity, and also add the bacon and apple chunks. soak apple & pecan chips in water. Fill mositure tray with apple juice. start smoker and add chips to the charcoal or lava-rocks. Cook chicken till well done but not dry. enjoy.