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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by bbadbbq, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. bbadbbq

    bbadbbq Newbie

    hello everyone im new to the forum I am planning to smoke  a 20lb turkey since that's the size I ended up with . any tips on desired temp to cook at and expected cook times.
  2. joe black

    joe black Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome from SC. It's good to have you on this great site. I would smoke your 20# at 275-325* and it should take around 8 hours. The main thing is the IT. The breast should go to 160* and the thigh to 170*. If you need to cut some time or if you want a slightly different texture, try spatchcocking your bird. It will cook quicker and more evenly. Good luck, Joe

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