Low and Slow Turkey
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Low & Slow Smoked Turkey - Smoke your turkey at the low temperature of 225 degrees F for approximately 6-8 hours for a 22 pound turkey.
Serves: 12
  • 1 (22-pound) turkey
  • Olive Oil
  • Aluminum foil
  • Hickory wood for your smoker/cooker (or equivalent)
  1. Prepare your smoker cooker and heat to 225 degrees
  2. Remove turkey from the brine and pat dry with paper towels (this is an important step, don’t skip it).
  3. Rub the turkey with olive oil
  4. Massage the RUB mix onto and into the turkey
  5. Take the turkey and place on the grill
  6. Insert a probe thermometer in the thigh to keep a check on the temperature as it cooks.
  7. Close the lid, venting properly.
  8. The temperature should remain constant at 225 degrees F. Add wood when needed to maintain the temp for even cooking.
  9. After 1 hour, check the turkey, if the skin is golden brown cover with foil.
  10. Continue cooking for 4 to 6 more hours or until a probe thermometer reaches 160 degrees F.
  11. Remove from the smoker and let rest 20 minutes before you carve.
Recipe by Lang BBQ Smokers Recipe Blog at https://www.langbbqsmokers.com/blog/low-and-slow-turkey/