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Old 05-03-2008, 10:18 AM   #1
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Smoked Pulled Turkey

Well I'm finally getting around to trying a smoked pulled turkey, been thinking about it for a long time! So I decided to do a first and try a new product I've haven't had a chance to use yet. First I never rub my turkeys when I smoke them, I don't like rub on the skin as it doesn't do much for a smoked turkey in my opinion and ruins the looks of the skin. Since I'm planning on cooking this turkey about twice as long as I normally cook them and pulling the meat, I decided to rub some Wolfe Rub Bold on it and hope the skin will render enough to crisp up and I can chop it up and add to the meat..........we'll see how that turns out........... I also have been meaning to try the BBQr's Delight Smoke Stix, so I pulled a couple off the shelf. I am using Apple and Cherry and they were very easy to break off what I needed. The instructions call for a hammer and flathead screwdriver, but I used a cheap knife and whacked it with my hand and it broke right through. I'm using two pieces of Apple and one Cherry for this cook. More to follow............

Oh yeah, I bought a cheap pumped bird for this. The broth should help with moisture in the end.....I didn't want to waste time on this brining myself...:Nail Bite:

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Old 05-03-2008, 11:18 AM   #2
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Is it done yet? I'm hungry!
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Looks great! Save the oysters for me !
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Where did you buy the compressed wood and how does it burn?

Pulled turkey..hmm. I would think that would make it too dry.
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Old 05-03-2008, 05:09 PM   #5
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Where did you buy the compressed wood and how does it burn?

Pulled turkey..hmm. I would think that would make it too dry.
I have no idea how it burns, but I will let you know in just a few minutes!

We're going to find out if pulled turkey is dry in a few minutes as well! Let's keep our fingers crossed!!!
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Old 05-03-2008, 06:23 PM   #6
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The turkey is done, rested and pulled..................I'll post plated pic's tomorrow. The flavor is incredible, for some reason it's alot different than a regular smoked turkey. The meat pulled super easy and was very moist and tender. I added just a little extra rub once it was pulled, but it really didn't need the extra flavor! It was definitely a success and I'll be doing it again. Plated pic's tomorrow!

A little info.............I foiled at 155* in the breast and continued to cook until the breast hit 180* , then let rest in a cooler for 2 hours.

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Old 05-03-2008, 06:29 PM   #7
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well, you know how to do it...I'm always afraid the turkey
will be dry, but looks like you have it down.
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Old 05-03-2008, 06:37 PM   #8
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Great job Larry! Foiled again. But just a second. NO GRAVY!
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Old 05-03-2008, 06:47 PM   #9
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I am going to give this a try also. I am thinking that a higher internal temp is needed inorder to pull like pulled pork
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Real interesting. I'm not sold yet. Something about pulled turkey just doesn't turn on my mental taste buds.

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