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

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

  • 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

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About smokey juiced turkey

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