I would like to try curing some turkey legs and then smoking them. I plan on using a dry rub with Cure # 1. I will use the legs to season beans. Thank you for your help.
Will Turkey Legs Cure With Skin On?
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Yes, just make sure to add any cure that falls off into the bag. Immediately a dry rub cure starts drawing moisture out of the meat and mixes with the rub, which in effect forms a brine, so it is brining the legs which permeates through the skin with no problem. Turn them every day so the cure keeps curing evenly.