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Smoked Turkey

From deep frying to roasting, there are plenty of creative ways to prepare your Thanksgiving turkey. This year, try your hand at smoking your turkey! Check out these tips for a feast sure to impress your dinner guests!

Country Bob's Smoked Turkey

 22 lbs Turkey
 3 Bottles of Country Bob's Marinade Or enough to cover the entire turkey
 Country Bob's Seasoning Salt Enough to cover the entire turkey
 0.50 cup Unsalted butter
 1 tsp Country Bob's Seasoning Salt
 1 tsp Thyme
 1 tsp Dried basil
 1 tsp Sage
Ceramic Turkey Stand (Optional)
 12 oz Water
 1 cup Unsalted butter
 1 tbsp Minced garlic
Preparing the Turkey

Use a large bowl or food safe container to marinate the turkey with Country Bob’s marinade for 2-hours


Remove from marinade, rinse with cold water, and pat dry


Generously cover the turkey in seasoning salt

Preparing the Smoker

Set your smoker for 250-275


Use whatever smoking wood you prefer, we used apple because of its mild and sweet flavor


We used a ceramic turkey stand to add extra flavor – they are around $15 on Amazon and a great way to keep your turkey moist

Smoking the Turkey

Place your turkey in the smoker and plan for around 20-30 mins per pound


Baste your turkey every hour – while doing so, check the internal temperature using a meat thermometer


Once the internal temperature of the meat reaches 165 degrees remove the turkey and let rest for 5 minutes


Country Bob’s All-Purpose Sauce makes for a great dipping sauce - or if you’re looking for a kick, try our Honey Habanero!