How Long Does A Turkey Take To Smoke?

How long does it take to smoke 20 kg of turkey?

Smoker’s temperature

  • At 235 F / 115 C, your turkey will need 30-35 minutes per pound.
  • At 250 F / 120 C, your turkey will need 25-30 minutes per pound.
  • At 275 F / 135 C, your turkey will need 20-25 minutes per pound.

How long does it take to smoke a 15 pound turkey?

At 225 degrees F, you can expect your turkey to smoke for about 30 minutes per pound. For example, this 15 pound turkey will take 7 1/2 hours at 225 degrees F. I always plan an extra 30 minutes, just in case. Use an instant thermometer to check the temperature of the turkey’s breast and thighs.

How long does it take to smoke a 16 pound turkey?

Place the turkey in a smoker and smoke for 30 to 40 minutes per pound or until the instant thermometer (or bird thermometer) registers 160°F in the thickest part of the breast.

How long does it take to smoke turkey breasts at 225?

3 1/2 to 4 hours

Can you smoke a turkey for too long?

Note: When smoking a turkey, try not to buy more than 12-14 pounds. Much larger than that and the meat can stay in the danger zone (40-140°F) too long. Fu 20 turkeys will need 10-14 hours, and larger turkeys greatly increase the risk of food contamination.

Do you roll a turkey when you smoke?

If the wings are getting too dark, cover them with foil. Wrap the turkey in heavy foil and finish cooking in a smoker until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165 degrees.

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