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Unread 09-20-2013, 04:47 PM   #1
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Default 8lb turkey breast to smoke or ???

I have a 8lb turkey breast thawing as I type this. It has 15% solution in it whatever that is??? Should I smoke this sucker or throw it on the kettle? I've grilled a bunch but I always wanted to smoke one. How long would this take? What temp should I smoke at? Is it worth brining with a 15% mystery solution in it? I'd like to make pulled turkey sandwiches once done.
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I would not brine since it already is "enhanced." As to weather to smoke or kettle it... For just the breast, I like to smoke as I think that is where the white meat really shines. I would smoke at 300. 20-25 minutes per pound but watch internal temp.
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I agree with Sliding Billy..... With 15% enhancement is is pre-brined for you.
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agreed 300 + and smoke early as it will stop taking smoke quick and then you will soot up the skin. I like to put some butter under the skin.
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Cover it with olive oil, put some rub on it and smoke it like 325-350. Pull her off when she looks nice and golden brown.....
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