BBQ Ribs Smoked Chicken By SmokerBBQ Share Tweet Pin Share Smoked Chicken and Smoked Ribs Masterbuilt Electric Smokers are nice for both beginners and pros because they maintain their heat regardless of weather conditions. This one was used to make both smoked chicken and smoked BBQ ribs. These two smoked chickens were made by using cans which were stuffed into the chicken cavity. The chickens were then set upright on a rack set over a drip pan. The smoked ribs were pretty much in set and forget mode. They were originally cut St. Louis style but after he took off the membrane he cut off the St. Louis spare rib flap. He then seasoned the ribs with his rub so he could set them in the smoker and leave them to cook on their own. This cook, like many others suggests that you cook to an internal temperature. The best way to do this is with a digital meat thermometer. What type of meat thermometer do you use?