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Spatchcocked Bone in Turkey Breast

GrillmagicGrillmagic Posts: 1,372

I have a 8 1/2 pound Bone in Turkey Breast that I am spatching and cooking indirect at 350, any thoughts on time to get it to 160/165 I know it will cook faster than leaving it round.

Thanks

Chuck

Dimondale, Michigan XL BGE

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  • GrillmagicGrillmagic Posts: 1,372
    It's on, I not only spatche'd it I removed the breast bone and cut it in half got it locked in at 350 dome plate setter in legs up rubbed with DP Ragging River
    Dimondale, Michigan XL BGE
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    Keep us posted...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 2,029

    Looks like winner, winner, turkey dinner!

    Do let us know how this fine looking cook turns out.

    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
  • GrillmagicGrillmagic Posts: 1,372
    It was Yummy, used the pan drippings to make the gravy which pulled it all together, I'm learning!
    Dimondale, Michigan XL BGE
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    Walk me through the gravy making please....
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • GrillmagicGrillmagic Posts: 1,372
    henapple said:
    Walk me through the gravy making please....


    Hey Henapple I wimped out on this one and I am almost to shy to share... ok I bought a 8 1/2 pound frozen bone in injected turkey breast for 99 cents a pound that included a gravy  pouch, I thawed and marinated the Turkey and cooked it indirect at 350, platesetter in legs up grilled  it skin side up with 2 big chunks of cherry with a drip pan in. Gravy was a rue of butter, flour and saute'd mushroom plus the gravy pack. The 5 of us only ate one of the breast and it was VERY GOOD. I have left overs!

    I LOVE THE EGG!  

    Dimondale, Michigan XL BGE
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,470
    My guess is you'll get better (juicer) results keeping 'em whole.  Cherry smoke gives the breast a great color......

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    www.ceramicgrillstore.com ACGP, Inc.
  • GrillmagicGrillmagic Posts: 1,372
    tjv said:
    My guess is you'll get better (juicer) results keeping 'em whole.  Cherry smoke gives the breast a great color......

    image
    WOW!!!! That looks good enough to eat...
    Dimondale, Michigan XL BGE
  • tdub4tdub4 Posts: 76
    tjv said:
    My guess is you'll get better (juicer) results keeping 'em whole.  Cherry smoke gives the breast a great color......

    image

    @tjv How do you cook yours ... Temp, prep, etc.? Thanks in advance!
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,470
    edited November 2013
    tdub4 said:
    tjv said:
    My guess is you'll get better (juicer) results keeping 'em whole.  Cherry smoke gives the breast a great color......

    image

    @tjv How do you cook yours ... Temp, prep, etc.? Thanks in advance!
    I cook turkey per package instructions, just like if in the oven.  Most poultry comes with 8%-12% added solution, so no need to inject.  Too much internal liquid and the bird can get mushy. Same with chicken.  
    I don't worry about crispy skin with turkey, it's more about the presentation.  Plus more times than not, I'd probably overcook the bird trying to achieve crispy skin.

    The set-up is raised grid direct..  At some point during the cook, I'll generally change to an indirect set-up.  I just watch the bottom of the bird and see how it goes to determine when to change. Skinny end of the bird away from heat on direct, then center of cooker or still away on indirect.  Easier to do on xl.

    I use several chunks of cherry to get the color, no other wood.  Cherry doesn't provide overpowering flavor, so I don't worry about too much smoke on the bird.  I take the temp to mid 160s internal.  

    Side note, cherry adds great color to brats and sausage too.

    It is getting close to turkey time......lol

    t


    www.ceramicgrillstore.com ACGP, Inc.
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