How long does it take to smoke a turkey on a Big Green Egg?

Put orange, onion, garlic and herbs into the cavity. Smoke in the EGG until the internal temperature of the breast meat is 165ºF, the dark meat will be about 185ºF internal temperature. Typically, it is about 30 minutes per lb., between 6 to 8 hours. Let rest for 15 minutes, and serve!

What temperature do you smoke a turkey on a green EGG?

Set the EGG for indirect cooking at 325°F/163°C, sprinkle smoking chips over charcoal and add the convEGGtor. Remove the turkey from the brine, rinse well to remove the brining liquid and pat dry with paper towels.

How long do you smoke a turkey at 225?

If you are smoking a turkey breast, you will want to follow the rule of 225 degrees for about 30 minutes per pound. If you choose a fairly typical 4-lb turkey breast, you’d be looking at about a 2 hour cook time.

How long does it take to smoke a 20lb turkey at 225 degrees?

At 225 degrees, a 20-pound turkey should cook at a rate of 30 to 40 minutes per pound. If you increase the temperature to 250, it will take 25 to 30 minutes per pound. It’s best to keep the smoker temperature above 225 when smoking a bird this large.

How long do you smoke a 7 pound turkey breast?

A good rule of thumb is about 35 minutes per pound when smoking a bone in turkey breast at 225°F. So in this case, a 7-pound turkey breast needs about 4 hours in the smoker.

What size turkey fits in a large Big Green Egg?

Size it up But a 18-20lb one would fit on a large Big Green Egg and serve 20-22 people (or 10 people with loads of leftovers).

How long does it take to smoke a 12 pound turkey at 250 degrees?

Smoking a turkey can be a long process, so be sure to start early in the day so that the turkey will be done by dinner time. Typically, it takes at least 6 hours to smoke an average sized turkey at 250 degrees F. Plan on having your turkey cook for about 30 minutes per pound.

Does turkey hit a stall when smoking?

Smoking is almost impossible to mess up. When I’ve done it, I’ve found there’s a natural stall point where the meat temperature kind of drags for 60-90 minutes between about 145-155 F.

How do you smoke a turkey breast on the Big Green Egg?

  1. Brine, marinade or dry-brine your turkey breast, if you wish, up to a day ahead.
  2. Bring your Egg to a temperature of 250 to 275 Fahrenheit.
  3. Smoke the breast for 2 to 4 hours, or as necessary, until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 F when tested with a good instant-read or probe thermometer.

Do you wrap turkey breast in foil when smoking?

Place the turkey, skin side up (meaning, the side that formerly had skin), in the smoker and cook until golden brown (typically 2 ½ to 3 hours). Remove the turkey from the smoker, place the butter on top of the turkey, and wrap tightly in two layers of heavy-duty aluminum foil, dull side out.