Butterflied Chicken Legs

Butterflied Chicken Legs with Smoked Cream Cheese

If you're craving a flavorful and unique twist on traditional grilled chicken, look no further than butterflied chicken legs topped with smoked cream cheese. This mouthwatering dish combines juicy chicken, BBQ seasoning, creamy cheese, and a peach barbecue sauce to create a culinary experience that will leave your taste buds begging for more.
Servings 8
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • Z Grills 700D3 Wood Pellet Grill
  • Z Grills Hickory Wood Pellets


  • 12 Chicken Legs
  • Cream cheese
  • BBQ Seasoning, such as Redbeardseasonings bbq rub
  • BBQ Sauce, such as Grown Folk Sauce Pleasure Peach liquor-infused barbecue sauce


  • Butterfly the legs and season with Red Beard Seasoning BBQ Blend for maximum flavor.
  • Preheat Z Grills to 300°F. Grill the butterflied legs for 25 minutes, then flip.
  • Place cream cheese on the butterflied side. Let it melt into the chicken.
  • Glaze the legs with Pleasurable Peach sauce by Grown Folk Sauce. Cook for 15 more minutes.
  • Rest the chicken legs, garnish with fresh herbs, and serve. A unique and delicious dish awaits!


Calories: 1800kcal
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken, Chicken legs, Dinner, Smoked

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