first time doing a turkey!

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by gmccabe, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. gmccabe

    gmccabe Newbie

    I have a 14bs turkey and using the master built electric smoker. What is the best temp to smoke a 14 lbs turkey and for how long.

    Any feed back be helpful

    Greg
     
  2. ibbones

    ibbones Meat Mopper

    I put mine in this morning at 10:00am and it's almost to 160*   Five hours.  I also spatchcocked it and man...it looks good.  It's on at 250*.  I am also not caring one way or the other about the crispy skin since I am going to slice it all up and reheat for tomorrow.
     
  3. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  4. Your MES tops out at 275° so use that un till the breast gets to 155° then move it to an oven at 350°-450° till IT of 165° and you will have crispy skin.

    Happy smoken.

    David
     

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