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Smoked Turkey Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 gallon hot water
1 pound kosher salt
2 quarts vegetable broth
1 pound honey
1 (7 pounds) bag of ice
1 (15 to 20 pounds) turkey, with giblets removed
Vegetable oil for rubbing turkey

Directions:
Directions:
Combine the hot water and the salt in a 54 quart cooler. stir until the salt dissolves. Stir in the vegetables broth and the honey. Add the ice and stir. Place the turkey in the brine, breast side up, and cover with cooler lid. Brine overnight, up to 12 hours.

Remove the turkey from the brine and dry thoroughly. Rub the bird thoroughly with the vegetable oil.

I then put in the Bradley for 4 hours of smoke 225F. Continue until it is 160

I have used hickory and cherry with great results

 

 

 

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