Potentially dumb bbq question....

Hey all----I'm pretty sure that I already know the answer to this, but.....I was reading that one could save orange rinds and throw them into an outdoor fireplace (chimenea, etc...) for a pleasant citrus-incense. This led me to think of food (as all things do), and I wondered if I could use dried clementine peels to do a "tangerine-smoked" (insert your favorite bbq meat here). Question: will the meat get fouled by waxy discharge from the food-grade wax applied to the fruit? Will the citrus oils create an acrid taste? Is this possible, or am I just hungry? Thanks!

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