How to Cook a Smoked Turkey

Smoking your own turkey may seem like a lot of work. However, if you follow the proper steps its quite simple and the results can be delicious! This guide provides step by step instructions on how to smoke your own turkey. Enjoy!

Preparing The Turkey

The night before you plan on smoking your turkey, wash it inside and out and pat it dry with paper towels.

After washing, save the neck and giblets for making gravy or you may discard them.

Season the turkey inside and out with the lemon pepper seasoning, salt, pepper and garlic granules. Next, lightly brush the outside of the turkey with olive oil and refrigerate.