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R.S.'s Smoked Turkey

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for R.S.'s Smoked Turkey is from the kitchen of R. Spadafora, Pinellas Park, Florida.

Recipe Ingredients:

12 to 15 pounds Honeysuckle White Whole Turkey, cleaned
2 oranges, halved

Cooking Directions:

  1. Set smoker to highest temperature.
  2. Squeeze juice from the two orange halves onto the bottom of the bird. Rub the juice in and place orange halves in the bird's cavity.
  3. Place bird on breast and place in smoker. Keep the smoker at highest temperature (cooking time is 30 minutes per pound).
  4. After half of cooking time, squeeze the remaining oranges onto breast and rub juice in. Place the oranges on top. Place the bird, breast down, back into the smoker.
  5. After cooking time is complete, take turkey out and let cool before carving.

Makes 12 to 15 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.