First Turkey

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by jbee-smokin, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. I brined my bird using deejaydebi's recipe, but cut back a little on the salt because the bird already had a 7% solution. Rubbed the outside with mayonnaise, and a store bought poultry seasoning. I injected the bird with a butter/Garlic marinade. I've had to periodically check the temp. of the bird because my remote thermometer decided to quit on me tonight. Right now the temp. is 159 degrees, and I plan on taking it out when it reaches between 170-175. Will take a picture when it's done, and post it.
    JB
     
  2. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Not sure how you are getting your temps, but 160 to 165 for the breast. Dark meat around 170. Have a great Thanksgiving.
     
  3. Well the birds done. Here's a pic of my first attempt.
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  4. wilson

    wilson Meat Mopper

    Looks Good! have a Happy Thanksgiving!
     

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