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So, sounds like the consensus is to cook turkey at a higher temp?

I did a practice run on a turkey breast a few weeks ago.  I cooked it at a dome temp of about 260-275.  It turned out really well but do you all think you get better results but cooking it at about 350?  I pulled it at an internal tem p of 165.  

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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 1,768
    I haven't not cooked a turkey on my egg, but here is a general rule I use.  If I am doing indirect I go at the same temp I would cook it in an oven.  I cook ABT's at 400 because I bake bacon at 400.  I haven't tested this for turkey, as I mentioned, but that's just my take on it. 
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  • LitLit Posts: 3,435
    The charcuterie brine I used said to smoke at 200 in the recipe. I don't have the guru adapter for my XL yet and I can't fit a spatchcocked turkey on my large so I may go with what I know and do 450 indirect for a half hour then 350-400 till it hits 160 breast. I have tried chicken wings low and slow and the skin came out rubbery. Gonna soak the great in an ice bath in a 13*9 pan so they are colder than the dark meat so the breast hit 160 and the dark meat hits 180 at the same time.
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  • Smoking a turkey breast this AM (grill is heating up now). :)

    I'm going indirect at 325, cooking approx 45 min for every pound of bird.  Should be around 4 hours, or 'till the temp goes around 165.

    This my first time smoking a bird (new Egg owner!), so wish me luck!

    BB
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  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 836
    At 325 grate, you will see this sucker done long before 4 hours.
    *******
    Owner of a large and a beloved mini in Philadelphia
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  • I like turkey at 350

    John - SLC, UT

     Webers, Eggs, Bubba Keg, Smokin-It #3

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  • I've cooked them at 350 to an internal of 160-165 on the breast and had good results. Hope you're cooking a big bird. You'll need some comfort food for Saturday night. Just kidding, but RTR anyway. Looking forward to being there Saturday.
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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,519
    Smoking a turkey breast this AM (grill is heating up now). :)

    I'm going indirect at 325, cooking approx 45 min for every pound of bird.  Should be around 4 hours, or 'till the temp goes around 165.

    This my first time smoking a bird (new Egg owner!), so wish me luck!

    BB
    I thought it was 15 min to a pound??

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  • yeah...at 325°, you're looking at closer to 14 min/pound.....not 45.
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  • Think that was a typo unless he has like a five pound bird

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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