Smokey Juiced Turkey Recipe

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smokey juiced turkey

Jason Summers

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@smokinjbird

i have made this turkey the last 3 years at thanksgiving and everyone just loves it.....in fact this year i had to make 3 of them just satisfy everyone......very very easy recipe and wonderful flavor


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Serves:
varies
Prep:
8 Hr
Cook:
7 Hr

Ingredients

BRINE

2 qt
apple juice
2 qt
orange juice, fresh
2 c
brown sugar
1 1/2 c
salt
10 clove
whole cloves
1 Tbsp
nutmeg

TURKEY

1 large
turkey, giblets and neck removed

Step-By-Step

1in a large pot on md-hi heat mix all brine ingredients boil untill well dissolved.....romove from heat and allow to cool completely...more than likely overnight in the fridge.....

2remove thawed turkey from the fridge, open and remove the giblets and neck....discard however you prefer...

3remove the brine from the fridge place turkey in the brine and return to the fridge for another 8 - 12 hours.....the longer the better but 8 hours is plenty of time if that is all you have....

4after the desired brine time, set a smoker up for indirect cooking at a temp of 250 - 275 degrees and take the turkey from the brine and place on the smoker.....smoke until the popper pops or to an internal temp of the breast meat reads 170 - 175.....remove and enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy