To spatchcock a turkey, cut out the spine and loosen, or remove, the breastbone to make the turkey lay flat. Soak 5 hardwood chunks (3×2 inches) for about 1 hour. Hello all, I've been looking through this forum for some, but I haven't had anything to share since I'm still new to smoking. A pellet grill smoked turkey breast is a perfect alternative to a whole turkey for a small gathering! Remove breast from bone, and slice against the grain. The turkey will absorb more smoke because there is more surface area. Not sure why because it tastes so dang good! After smoke/ cooking, let turkey rest for 10 minutes. I chose to dry-brine the turkey breast instead of finding room for a bucket with a traditional brine. Cuisine American. Thread in 'Poultry' Thread starter Started by jayunt, Start date Apr 6, 2012; Apr 6, 2012 #1 jayunt Newbie. Our turkey was 13 pounds and took about 7 hours in the smoker to reach 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Let it sit for about 30 minutes after removing the smoked turkey breast from smoker before slicing. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/bobby-flay/smoked-whole-turkey This cook will take approximately 1-2 hours depending on the size of the breast… 1 turkey breast 1/8 cup canola or vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning Instructions. The turkey will cook faster than a whole turkey because the bird is about the same thickness throughout. Smoke Turkey – Place the turkey breast into a large disposable pan and then pour the chicken broth into the bottom of the pan. Be prepared to fall in love with this tender, moist, flavorful turkey! Print Recipe Pin Recipe. Ingredients. It is advised to use an electric smoker that comes with a thermometer. Turkey breast smokes at the same rate as a whole turkey with the same temperature setting of 240 degrees Fahrenheit. Silicone Baster . Place an oven thermometer alongside the turkey to monitor its temperature. This probe thermometer is AMAZING. Ingredients. Smoked turkey is really good and surprisingly easy to do. Cooking to the internal temperature is the best way to ensure that the turkey is safely prepared, but not over cooked. Smoking the meat. Season the turkey all over with our Holy Cow. Traeger Pellets. Place the soaked wood on the coals after 1½ hours of cooking to produce smoke. Smoking the Turkey Breast In The Smoker or On a Charcoal Grill. Tags: Turkey Turkey Turkey Breast Turkey Breast . Smoked Turkey Breast Marinade. Smoking times will vary based on your smoker or grill type, weather conditions, etc. It’s an underrated meat the rest of the year. Pre-heat smoker to 200-220°F. For this cook we are going to use 1/2 a boneless turkey breast, that we picked up from our local grocery store. Equipment. The residual heat will finish cooking the turkey breast to a … The 18”and 22” smokers are great for smoking full-size turkeys. Place an oven thermometer alongside the turkey to monitor its temperature. Approximately 4-5 hrs. During the last hour, baste every 30 minutes. Smoked Turkey Breast vs. Smoked Whole Turkey. Since the point of making a turkey breast is to go for simple. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Leave a Review. Calories 358 kcal. This is a delicious, tender and juicy recipe that you will cook again and again. It takes about 45-60 minutes to finish. Turkey. Now, let’s move to the most awaited thing, i.e. Once they're brined, they'll be ready in a couple of hours so you can have a nice Sunday dinner any day of the week. Place in smoker and smoke for about 4 hours until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees. Roasting Pan with Rack. If grill smoking, cook the breasts using the indirect grilling method. 0 from 0 votes. Ingredients . Marinated Smoked Turkey Breast is all the goodness of a whole bird scaled down to a non-holiday portion. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SMOKE A TURKEY? Prep Time 8 hrs. This pepper forward season will deliver you a Central Texas flavored turkey! 7. What is dry-brining? This simple, Texas style smoked Turkey Breast is made flavorful thanks to a brine, and a basic dry rub. Place the turkey breast side up on the top rack. Place the turkey breast side up on the top rack. Smoking precooked turkey breast. Smoked the bone-in turkey breast at 180ºF for two hours before bumping the pit temperature to 325ºF. Soak 5 hardwood chunks (3×2 inches) for about 1 hour. **We LOVE our Thermoworks ThermaPen to quickly test meat temperatures. I’ve done it both with the drumsticks attached and detached and had good results both ways. Oak is good, as well as pecan or hickory. Note the time you place the turkey in the smoker. Meat Thermometer. Smoked turkey breast is quicker to cook than a full turkey and great for meals year-round! Smoked Turkey Breast is a winning choice for your Thanksgiving table or any dining occasion. https://www.themountainkitchen.com/applewood-smoked-turkey-breast Once done, remove from smoker, wrap in aluminum foil and let rest for 30 minutes. Oil the Breast with Olive Oil. Smoking. 6 turkey breasts ; handful cherry or apple wood chunks ; Brine. Smoked turkey breasts aren't just for Thanksgiving. This implies that you will have to smoke it for 3 hours. You won’t likely be able to fit a full-size turkey on the 14” smoker but you can smoke a turkey breast on it. This easy smoked turkey breast is cooked on a pellet grill, and is the perfect way to cook a turkey breast! It’s good to plan 30 minutes per pound when you smoke a turkey between 225-250 degrees Fahrenheit. Print Ingredients. With a simple blend of rub and smoke, these smoked turkey breasts cook a lot faster than a whole turkey. Smoke the turkey at 275 degrees, basting periodically with melted butter. Smoke until turkey registers 155 to 161 degrees F (68 degrees C to 71 degrees C). https://butterwithasideofbread.com/easy-smoked-turkey-breast-recipe Smoke/ cook until internal temp of meat is 175°F. The breast of an average-sized turkey is approximately 6 pounds in weight. Perfect for a weeknight cookout or a perfect weekday dinner option. Watch the BBQ Pit Boys smoke up some tender and moist Turkey Breast on the grill. This marinated smoked turkey breast recipe has been on my mind for quite some time. Place the soaked wood on the coals after 1½ hours of cooking to produce smoke. Cover the smoker and close the vents 1/3 of the way, being sure to protect your hands with oven mitts. Wrap turkey breast in heavy-duty aluminum foil, then wrap in several layers of thick towels, and allow to rest for about 45 minutes. This turkey breast is bursting with smoky flavor, incredibly moist, and super tender too. 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