BROWSE THE COLGIN COOKBOOK

SMOKED TURKEY #4

Ingredients:
1 (10 lb.) turkey, thawed
2 cup salt
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon red hot sauce
6 drops COLGIN NATURAL HICKORY LIQUID SMOKE

Instructions:
  Mix all ingredients (except bird) into a porcelain pan. Fill with enough water to cover bird and mix well. Add bird to brine and weight down so bird is totally covered.

  Brine bird for 8 hours in a cold spot. Remove bird and drain (do not rinse). Hang on hook in smoker for 4 hours. Remove from smoker and place in oven at 350F. Bake 2 hours. Cover with foil and bake 2 more hours or until bird is done. Serve hot or cold.