Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Hickory wood chips
2 (2 1/2-pound) whole chickens
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 lemons, cut in half


Stir together first 5 ingredients; cover and chill 8 hours.

Soak wood chips in water at least 30 minutes.

Prepare charcoal fire in smoker; let burn 15 to 20 minutes.

Rinse chickens, and pat dry. Sprinkle each chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Place 2 lemon halves into the cavity of each chicken.

Drain chips, and place on coals. Place water pan in smoker; add water to depth of fill line. Place chickens on lower food rack; cover with smoker lid.

Cook 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 180°. Serve chicken with sauce.