10 Best BBQ Smoker Recipes

In need of some new inspiration or doubting if you should go ahead with that smoker purchase? From ribs to jerky and from pretzels to paella, we have lined up a bunch of recipes for you that are worth drooling over.


1. Memphis Dry-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

Smoked Dry Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

Famous Memphis flavour made in the comfort of your own home. These smoked ribs are surprisingly easy to make. 

2. Smoked Leg of Lamb


Get your apple wood chips ready and have yourself a tender and juicy meal in 3 hours.

3. Sweet Pellet Smoked Salmon

Sweet Pellet Smoked Salmon

Need a break from all the ribs and pork shoulders? Plan ahead and you won't be disappointed with this smoked salmon! 

4. Tequila Brined Chicken

Tequila Brined Chicken

If you're feeling adventurous or just have some left over tequila in the pantry: get creative with this tequila brined hot smoked chicken.

5. Smoked Brisket Sandwich

Smoked Brisket Sandwhich

No smoker? No problem. This Southern style sandwich needs a bit of prep (start a day ahead) but will satisfy everyone at the lunch table. 

6. Smoked Beer Cheese & Pretzels

Smoked Beer Cheese & Pretzels

There's nothing like homemade bread. Dipping these pretzels in a smoked cheese dip is the perfect Sunday arvo snack.

7. Black Pepper Smoked Jerkey

Black Pepper Smoked Jerky
Another snack that can't be skipped in this list. Experiment with flavours and cooking time to create the perfect jerky for you.

8. Smoked Seafood Paella

Smoked Seafood Paella

Got a lot of mouths to feed? Surprise your guests with a Spanish signature dish. This smoked seafood Paella is packed with flavour and quick to prepare. 

9. Smoked Pork Chops

Smoked Pork Chops

After a 12 hour brine, these pork chops are done in just 75 minutes, bursting with flavour and juice. 

10. Sweet Smoked Bananas

Sweet Smoked Bananas

Lastly, something sweet to end the list with; a fun and tasty dessert that is easy to whip up. Get the kids involved!


Ready to start smoking? Or to add a smoker to your outdoor set up? View our full collection of smokers or visit us in our showroom in Auckland or Queenstown.


The Outdoor Concepts Team



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