How long does it take to smoke a 12 pound turkey on a charcoal grill?

You can cook as low as 225F degrees, which will take about 30 minutes per pound. I prefer cooking the bird at 300-350F degrees, which takes about 15 minutes per pound. I like the higher temp, because it creates a crispier skin, and I like that I can cook a 12-pound bird in around three hours.

How long does it take to cook a 13 pound turkey on a charcoal grill?

Using a meat thermometer, cook turkey to internal temperature of 180° F in thigh and 170° F in breast. 10 to 16 lb. turkeys will take 2 to 3 hours to grill.

How long does it take to smoke a 12 pound turkey at 225?

If you are smoking a turkey breast, you will want to follow the rule of 225 degrees for about 30 minutes per pound.

How long does it take to smoke a 12 pound turkey at 250 degrees?

Smoking a turkey can be a long process, so be sure to start early in the day so that the turkey will be done by dinner time. Typically, it takes at least 6 hours to smoke an average sized turkey at 250 degrees F. Plan on having your turkey cook for about 30 minutes per pound.

How long do you smoke a turkey at 275?

In our research, we found that the rule of thumb is to smoke the turkey at 275 degrees, 15 minutes for each pound. We had a 15 lb Turkey, so we smoked it at 275 degrees for just under 4 hours. When smoking food, the key factor is indirect heat and consistent temperatures.

Do you need to brine a Butterball turkey?

Although you don’t need to brine a Butterball turkey before cooking it, you certainly can if you’d like. The meat should be juicy and flavorful no matter what. Just be careful not to use too much salt in the brine, and be judicious with the other seasonings when making the stuffing and gravy.

What temperature do you smoke a 12 pound turkey?

Set the smoker to 225° F. Place the turkey on a cooking rack and cook for 8 to 12 hours or until the inner thigh temperature reaches 180° F. Check the temperature of your turkey after 3½ hours. Your turkey must pass through a critical range of 40° F to 140° F in 4 hours or less.

How do you smoke a turkey on a charcoal smoker?

Once the smoker reaches 325 degrees, place the drip pan on the lower rack. Place the turkey directly onto the top rack, centering over the foil pan. Place the smoker lid back on and smoke for about 15 minutes per pound. Check the turkey after two hours, baste if desired.

How long do you smoke a turkey at 225?

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. Remove turkey from the brine and pat dry with paper towels (this is an important step, don’t skip it).

How long does a 20lb turkey take to smoke?

Generally, though, you should allow for about 30-40 minutes of smoking per pound. So, if you have a 20-pound turkey, it’ll probably take 10-12 hours to completely smoke it.

How do you smoke a turkey in Kingsford?

Injected and Smoked Turkey w/Kingsford Classic Pellets – YouTube


Videos

How to Smoke a Turkey on a Charcoal Grill (Weber Kettle)

How to Grill a Turkey on a Charcoal Grill – YouTube

How to Smoke a Turkey on a Gas Grill – YouTube


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