How Do You Smoke Turkey In A Gas Smoker?
Before baking your turkey in the oven, consider smoking turkey in a gas smoker. A gas smoker helps infuse the turkey with flavors. Smoking a turkey requires planning well ahead of time. The turkey must soak in brine before placing it in a smoker to keep the turkey moist. It is essential to pick a turkey that is no larger than 10 to 14 lbs. because of how long it takes the turkey to smoke. Thaw the turkey before preparing it for the smoker. Place the turkey in the refrigerator for two to three days until it thaws completely. Remove the neck and giblets from the turkey. Clean the outside and inside of the turkey with cold water. Trim away any excess fat. Prepare brine for the turkey. Start by finding a 5-gallon sterilized bucket or container large enough to hold the turkey. Set out two stock pots on a stove top. Pour 1 gallon of water into each stock pot. Add 1 cup of salt and ¾ cup of sugar to each stock pot. Stir until the sugar and salt dissolves. Bring the water to a boil for five mi
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