With so many wonderful recipes that use smoked turkey, I was looking to try to smoke a turkey of my own. The result of this recipe was an extremely juicy and lightly smoked flavor that is subtle and not overpowering. I would assume you put the beer and the herbs in the brine?
One of the benefits of smoking a turkey is that it's almost impossible to overcook anything in a smoker. The temperature remains low and the cooking is slow, resulting in perfectly moist and tender meat with a rich, complex flavor. Still need a recipe?
Smoked Turkey means Thanksgiving around here. This post will teach you the ins and outs to create a juicy smoked turkey at home! The steps below are loaded with info and are very detailed, please take the time to read through them all before you smoke your first bird.
Smoked turkey breast is one of those dishes that is just as great for a weekend meal as it is for a fancy Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Those who have smoked turkey breasts like to point out how easy it is to dry them out while smoking. Nothing protects the delicate breast meat from drying out during smoking as much as skin and bone. That said, boneless and skinless turkey breasts will do just fine with this recipe as it provides an added layer of protection.
Smoked turkey breast is a better option for folks who do not care for dark meat or if you are cooking for a smaller crowd. It's also a little fancier in my opinion and for something like Thanksgiving, that can be important. Turkey breasts come as bone-in and boneless but I prefer to purchase the whole bone-in turkey breast and I'll either cook them just like they are or sometimes I'll spatchcock them or even debone them before putting it in the smoker.
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Most of us eat turkey only once or twice a year—at Thanksgiving and possibly at Christmas. However, once you taste smoked turkey prepared in your own smoker, you may find yourself wanting it a little more often. Ever notice that smoking turkey tends to produce rubbery skin that is pretty much inedible?
I just got my smoker three weeks ago and have read a lot online. To tell you the truth, play with it. I am learning that. I have smoked ribs, chicken and now turkey breast and I have found that to degrees works for me and does not take the time that a lot of people say.
Smoked turkey breast chief among them. I do this with two techniques: First, slice off the triangular tail end, and use that for another recipe, like maybe turkey parmesanand just smoke the thick part. And smoking a wild turkey breast requires a salt brine.
Share your post with your fan club! Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts. With Passover just around the bend, I'm looking to do something a little lighter this year- a full turkey breast is the first thing that comes to mind. Now I've smoked turkey breast before.