Tender, juicy bursting with flavor smoked turkey breast recipe.
Thaw your turkey breast completely, rinse and pat dry. Mix your injection marinade ingredients together and fill syringe. Poke 1 hole and move the needle into different positions as you push out marinade into the turkey. Do this in different parts of the birds, making as little holes as possible with getting the marinade in as much of the bird as possible.
Take the soft or melted butter and rub all over the turkey, under the turkey skin and in the cavity. Mix the rub spices together and rub all over bird, in cavity and in under skin also.
Wrap turkey in cling wrap so it is completely covered and refrigerate 1 hour -24 hours. The longer the better!
Preheat smoker to 225 and add turkey, breast side up, to the smoker. Insert probe and close lid. Allow smoker to cook to temp 325 and the turkey to an internal temp of 165 degrees. Once temp is reached remove from smoker, and let rest for 20 minute. Carve and serve!
I used applewood pellets for this smoked turkey, the flavor was great!
Double the rub and injection marinade for a WHOLE turkey. Also plan on smoking a turkey about 30 minutes for every lb.