Smoked Turkey Recipe

Smoked turkey  makes for one of my favorite turkey recipes. Ever. Seriously.

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Our smoked turkey is about as simple as you can get.

There is no brining, basting, or babysitting this bird.


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Making it the most fuss-free turkey recipe I think we’ve ever made.


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And you know, when it comes to the holidays or special occasions, fuss-free is what I’m dreaming about.


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Perfectly cooked, juicy, with that oh so delicious smokey flavor, this turkey is definitely one that my family loves.


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Here’s my Smoked Turkey recipe. Give it a try. You may just decide it is one of your favorite methods for cooking a turkey, too.


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Smoked Turkey makes one of the easiest, most elegant turkey recipes. This simple smoked turkey recipe will definitely become a favorite.
Serves: 12
  • 1 (12-14) pound turkey
  1. Thaw turkey according to the directions that accompany it. Preheat smoker to 320º - 325º F.
  2. Place turkey onto smoker, breast up, and smoke until the thickest part of the breast meat reaches 160º F, around 2½ - 3 hours.
  3. Remove turkey from smoker and place onto a platter, tent with foil, and allow to stand for 5-10 minutes to rest.


For more information on how to prepare your turkey on the smoker, you may want to check out this recipe for how to smoke a whole chicken. It also includes information on how to use your grill as a smoker.

Robyn xo


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About Robyn

A seventh generation Southern wife and mom who loves to share simple, fresh, and scrumptious recipes the whole family will enjoy.


  1. 1

    Looks nice although mildly USELESS if you aint got a smoker.

    • 2

      Below the recipe, is a link that provides directions on how to use your grill as a smoker.

      I love simple recipes Robyn! Thank you for the great idea!

  2. 3

    You certainly know how to make a turkey look good Robyn! I’d love to try smoked turkey some day. Let me know if there are leftovers. :)

  3. 4

    What kind of wood do you use?


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