Turkey/Bacon Wraps

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by fife, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

    Trying  something new on the smoker. Bored fireman with time on my hands and this is what I came up with today.

    I used a combination of apple and hickory wood for smoke.

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    Stated with 2 strips of bacon

    Then added turkey breast strips.

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    Next I put some of Jeff's Rub on them.

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    Rolled them up with the bacon on the outside.

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    Looking good so far. O no did I put too much rub on them (NOT)

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    They went into the smoker and pulled when the inside temp of wraps reached 165 degrees.

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    OK so if you are counting I started with 8 but only see 7 now it is because one fell on my plate for a sample.

    Seems to look good from the outside.

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    O yes and looks good on the inside as well.

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    Nice and juicy with good flavor.

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    Don't know if someone else has tried this or not but it is new to me and VERY good.

    Total cook time was about 3 hours but I was not worried with time as I was temp which was as stated above 165 degrees.
     
  2. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great Job!! 

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  3. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    Them look good , try the same w/ some sausage or hot dogs or make some mini fatties w/ ground beef and do the same thing.
     
  4. smoken gator

    smoken gator Newbie

    That sure looks GOOD. I'll have to try it on my next smoke.

     Have a great day Smoken[​IMG]
     
  5. [​IMG]  Keep them coming!
     
  6. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    This should be a WIKI. However it needs a name.............!   :)
     
  7. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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  8. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Great idea, definitely going to give it a try.
     
  9. pasmoker81

    pasmoker81 Newbie

    What temp did you have your MES set at?  I'm smoking two turkey breasts this weekend.  Brining them tomorrow then doing one with a citrus rub and the other with a spicy rub.  May have to wrap the spicy one in bacon like this.  Looks great!  Now I'm really hungry for lunch.
     
  10. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks good....sounds like you're having fun and enjoying the outcome. Did something similar a while back.....flattened chicken breast wrapped around a precooked sausage then bacon wrapped and smoked with cherry wood....yum
     
  11. nwdave

    nwdave Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    I've been told that it's an absolute rule that cook/chef's MUST  [​IMG]taste OR sample his or her offerings before serving.  That's my story and I'm sticking to it.[​IMG]
     
  12. Never trust a skinny chef!!!!!!
     
  13. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

    Dang they are good even cold out the fridge. I am use to eatting cold food being I am on the rescue bus here.
     
  14. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    Man O Man that sure does look good.. Nice job [​IMG]
     

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