smokey juiced turkey

Smokey Juiced Turkey Recipe

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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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
varies
Prep:
8 Hr
Cook:
7 Hr

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make smokey juiced turkey

Step-by-Step

  1. in 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.....
  2. remove thawed turkey from the fridge, open and remove the giblets and neck....discard however you prefer...
  3. remove 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....
  4. after 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

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About smokey juiced turkey

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




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