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ABEdwards1

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Alright, got my 15lb turkey for Thanksgiving... what tips and recommendations do you have for a first time turkey smoker on pellet grill...

Everything you can help with, from prep to cooking, would be appreciated!
 

SmokinAl

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There are plenty of guys with pellet grills on here to help you, but I would suggest you spatchcock the turkey, cause it will cook much more evenly. On my Lang I take the thighs off the breast & cook them separately so I can pull each one off when they are done. I also smoke them in a pan. I pull the breast off at 157 & let it rest for about 1/2 hour under a foil tent on the counter & let the thighs go to 170 & do the same. Here is a thread I posted a while back that maybe will help you decide how to proceed.
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If I were You, I'd jump on that Link Al gave you (above), and follow that.
Looks Outstanding!!

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TuckersBarbeque

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I agree, I have my smoked turkey guide on my website that takes you through everything from start to finish, but in general; spatchcock and brine (wet or dry) is the way to go. You can use whatever seasonings you want after that.

 

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