How do you smoke a turkey breast on a Weber gas grill?

How long does it take to smoke a turkey breast on a gas grill?

Smoke the turkey for about 12 minutes per pound—for a 15-pound turkey that means about 3 hours total. A thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the breast should read about 155°F while the thigh should be about 165°F.

How long does it take to smoke a turkey breast on a Green Mountain Grill?

Cooking

  1. Cook for 15-20 minutes per pound or until breast reaches 160°F and thighs are around 180°F+.
  2. Use the meat probe the thickest part of the breast, about 3/4″ away from the bone. …
  3. The internal temperature should approach 160°.

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

Cooking time will be about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. If you prefer to cook the turkey more slowly at a lower temperature, do it. Just end up at 160°F by an hour before dinner to give the turkey time to rest and yourself time to carve. Remove breast to cutting board, cover loosely with foil, and let rest for 20 minutes.

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How long does it take to cook a turkey breast on a Weber grill?

Grill the turkey breast over indirect medium heat, with the lid closed, until the skin is golden and the internal temperature reaches 160 to 165ºF in the thickest part of the breast (not touching the bone), about 1½ hours.

Do you smoke a turkey breast up or down?

Place the turkey, breast side down, directly on the smoker grate. Smoke for 1 hour, maintaining the proper temperature in the smoker.

Do you wrap turkey breast in foil when smoking?

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. The turkey breast ends up braising in quite a lot of melted butter and its own juices and the double layer of foil ensures against leakage.

What temperature do you smoke a turkey breast to?

The turkey need to come to an internal temp of 165 degrees. Once internal temp of 165 is reached remove from smoker, and let rest for 20 minutes. Carve and serve!

How long do I smoke a 7 pound turkey breast?

Smoke turkey, maintaining temperature inside smoker between 225° and 250°, for 3 1/2 to 4 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 165°. Remove turkey, cover loosely with aluminum foil, and let stand 10 to 15 minutes before slicing.

How long does it take to smoke an 8lb turkey breast?

Before the change, the thigh had to go up to 180 to be done, while the breast was done at 170, and that was difficult to accomplish. But to give you a short answer, when smoking a turkey breast at 250 degrees Fahrenheit, figure on about 1/2 hour per pound. Thank You! Thank you for all the tips!

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How long do you smoke a 3 pound turkey breast?

I use 3-lb boneless turkey breasts and they smoke at 250 degrees F in about 3 hours. If your turkey breast is bone-in, you’ll need to add another 1-1.5 hours.

Can I cook a turkey in a pellet grill?

Pellet Grill Turkey Cooking Time



Allow the turkey to smoke in the pellet grill for about 2½ to 3 hours. Increase the temperature to close to 300°F. Cook for another 3½ to 4 hours depending on your turkey’s size, or until the internal temperature of the thickest part of the breast is about 165°F to 170°F.

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 9 pound turkey breast?

Place turkey breast on smoker, breast facing up. I estimate about 35 minutes per pound. Baste the breast with butter approximately once ever hour to keep the skin crispy. Refresh the wood chips with the the remaining wood chips after about 2 hours.

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