Recipe by wendypindy
"This is the best Thanksgiving turkey you could possibly imagine. The first time my husband cooked it he was concerned about it getting done, left it on the grill a little longer than suggested, and it literally fell off the bone when we moved it to the serving plate, but I hardly had any leftovers to put away! We have also stuffed the turkey with sweet onion while smoking and it turned out wonderfully."
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1 (7 pound)
bag of ice cubes
(15 to 20) pound turkey, giblets removed
vegetable oil, or as needed
1 cup wood chips
I have used this brine for years. It adds a perfect amount of flavor to the turkey. Instead of following these cooking directions I follow it up with the honey smoked turkey recipe I also found on here. Doing the combination of these two recipes makes amazing turkeys.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Honey Brined Smoked Turkey
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 521
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