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Old 11-01-2008, 08:51 AM   #1
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Smoked Turkey Breast

Gonna be smokin' some turkey breasts for Thanksgiving. This will be a first. Any suggestions as to temp, times, preparation? Just trying to get a head start.

Also... anybody smoking turkey legs?
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Old 11-01-2008, 09:30 AM   #2
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Before the end of this month, there will be more threads on turkey than you can shake a stick at.

I think spatcocking is on my list.
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Why just breasts n legs?

Plenty of us have done Turkeys... Check out all the posts by using the search feature up top.
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I come out with a purty good turkey breastes one time. Just soaked in eyetalian dressing overnight...shot it up with FAB C and gave it a rub with Headcountry Regular and stuck it in the heat till it register around 160. Best to buy the turkey legs already smoked.

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Re: Smoked Turkey Breast

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Gonna be smokin' some turkey breasts for Thanksgiving. This will be a first. Any suggestions as to temp, times, preparation? Just trying to get a head start.

Also... anybody smoking turkey legs?
If it's a fresh turkey breast either brine or inject with either a marinade or a brine. If it's a self basting breast you can cook as is or inject with a marinade.

I like to cook my turkeys breasts in the 245-260 range until the breast hits 160, tent with foil and then rest for a about an hour before slicing. Smoked turkey is much better the next day after sitting in the fridge overnight.

Legs I cook the same way and pull when they hit 170.

BTW, I'm smoking a fresh turkey breast tomorrow and will be injecting the brine.
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It's about time Wolfey.
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