Delicious Grilling Recipes from Traeger

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Texas Grill from Traeger In a recent post, I introduced you to Traeger pellet Grills, a popular, energy-efficient grill/smoker/convection oven that cooks foods to perfection using food-grade, flavored wood pellets.

At Rich’s, you can not only purchase from our full line of Traeger Grills, you can also buy the Traeger Cookbook   and accessories.

Here are two sure-fire recipes, courtesy of the folks at Traeger, plus links to several additional recipes from the Traeger website.

Chicken Change Your Life Chicken

Serves 4


1 whole 4-lb chicken
1 tbsp. Traeger Chicken Rub

  1. Rinse chicken in cold water and drain on a paper towel.
  2. Season with Traeger Chicken Rub and let sit for 30 minutes.
  3. Start your Traeger on “smoke.” After fire starts, set to “high.” Preheat for 5 minutes.
  4. Place whole chicken on grill and cook about 1 hour 20 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees.
  5. Remove from grill. Let rest 20 minutes before eating.

Recommended pellets: 50/50 mixture Maple and Hickory.

Ribs Surprisingly Simple Ribs

Serves 1-2


1-3 racks meaty baby back ribs
1 tbsp Traeger Salmon Shake (per rack)
½ cup BBQ sauce or ½ cup apple juice

  1. Lightly sprinkle Traeger shake on the ribs.
  2. Start your Traeger on “smoke.” (Recommended pellets: Maple, Apple)
  3. Place the ribs on grill and smoke for 4 to 5 hours.
  4. Remove ribs from grill and place in aluminum foil with your choice of BBQ sauce or 1/2 cup apple juice or water.
  5. Close foil and put ribs back on grill.
  6. Switch digital controller to 350 degrees or “medium” and grill 45 minutes.
  7. Remove from grill and allow to sit for 20 minutes.

Try these additional delectable recipes from Traeger:

Here’s a video that demonstrates how to use a Traeger Grill:

Stop by one of Rich’s five Puget Sound locations – in Silverdale, Tacoma, Southcenter, Bellevue, or Lynnwood – to see our line of Traeger Grills.

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