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 seasoned turkey on the center rack of the gun, close the door, and set a timer for about 6.5 hours. The turkey should be smoked for 30-40 minutes per pound until the internal temperature reaches 165˚F.
At what temperature should you smoke turkey?
- 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 turkey at 325 degrees?
It depends on the size of the poultry, the consistency of the temperature in your smoker, and the temperature you are cooking at. Allow 11-13 minutes per pound for a smoke temperature of 325 degrees F. The best way to get a good bird is to cook at 165 degrees and let the bird rest after cooking before slicing.
How long does it take to cook a turkey in a pellet smoker?
Place the turkey on the grill and smoke for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Increase grill temperature to 350. And cook for 3-1/2 to 4 hours or until internal temperature reaches 165℉ in thickest part of breast. Remove from grill and let rest 15 minutes before digging. Enjoy!