Temps for lamb bacon?

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by dragonslayer, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. dragonslayer

    dragonslayer Fire Starter

    I am working on some lamb bacon. It is curing now. What temperature should I smoke it at? At what internal temperature should I take it out of the smoker?
     
  2. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    So I have a question for you (ain't this a chaange) can you make bacon out of lamb.? If you have a recipe can I have it? I don't know about lamb bacon but I have made some and smoked it but never lamb.
     
  3. hoser

    hoser Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Lamb Bacon? That is intriguing...I have no idea what to tell you.
    I take my pork bacon out at 142, but wouldn't even know how to start with lamb.
     
  4. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

  5. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Lamb Bacon!!! Well bacon is bacon! Gonna have to look into it. Thanks.
     
  6. dragonslayer

    dragonslayer Fire Starter

    so if we can assume that lamb is the same as pork we should take it to about 140F, that sounds like a hot smoke? It seems like most people cold smoke bacon? So hot smoke or cold smoke? what temp should I try to get the smoker to for a cold smoked bacon? what temp should I get the meat to for a cold smoke? Also, if I do end up hot smoking the bacon to 140 what temp should I get the smoker to?
     
  7. got14u

    got14u Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    i would go with what Rytek has in his book after all bacon is bacon. It says 135 till dry then close damper to 1/4 open apply smoke and hold till 127-128 internal temp is achieved..after that lower temps and hold till desired color.
     
  8. dragonslayer

    dragonslayer Fire Starter

    OK the lamb is ready to come out of the brine but I am not ready to smoke it. Can I freeze it and smoke it later?
     

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