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Smoked Turkey Legs
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7 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 9HRS

Smoked Turkey Legs

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It’s hard to beat a good slow smoked turkey leg. You typically find these at fairs and festivals, and the turkey leg vendors always have a big line. So why wait? Make them at home!
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How to BBQ Right
Hi, I'm Malcom. I'm dedicated to all things barbecue, slow-smoked and grilled. I'm always working to improve my barbecue skills and smoking recipes and I love sharing it with you.
http://howtobbqright.com/
It’s hard to beat a good slow smoked turkey leg. You typically find these at fairs and festivals, and the turkey leg vendors always have a big line. So why wait? Make them at home!
9HRS
Total Time
$5.56
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Turkey Leg
8
Turkey Legs
Water
8 cups
Water
All-Purpose Spice Rub
1/2 cup
All-Purpose Spice Rub
Used Killer Hogs The A.P. Rub
Barbecue Rub
1/4 cup
Barbecue Rub
Used Killer Hogs BBQ Rub
Barbecue Sauce
1 cup
Barbecue Sauce
Used Killer Hogs Vinegar Sauce
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1089
Fat
45.9 g
Protein
133.2 g
Carbs
27.2 g
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Hi, I'm Malcom. I'm dedicated to all things barbecue, slow-smoked and grilled. I'm always working to improve my barbecue skills and smoking recipes and I love sharing it with you.
http://howtobbqright.com/
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step 1
In a large bowl, combine Water (8 cups), Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup), All-Purpose Spice Rub (1/2 cup), and Bay Leaves (2). Place the Turkey Legs (8) into the brine solution and refrigerate overnight or at least 6 hours.
step 2
Remove the legs from the brine and drain over a cooling rack. Pat the excess moisture off with paper towels to speed the process.
step 3
Prepare smoker for indirect cooking at 275 degrees F (140 degrees C) using pecan wood for smoke.
step 4
Spray the outside of each leg with olive oil cooking spray and season with the remaining AP rub and a light coating of Barbecue Rub (1/4 cup) on all sides.
step 5
Place the legs on the smoker and cook until internal temperature reaches 155-160 degrees F (65-70 degrees C).
step 5 Place the legs on the smoker and cook until internal temperature reaches 155-160 degrees F (65-70 degrees C).
step 6
Glaze each turkey leg with the Barbecue Sauce (1 cup) and continue to cook until the internal temperature reaches 175 degrees F (80 degrees C) then remove from the smoker and rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.
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Dairy-Free
American
4th of July
Gluten-Free
Grill
Comfort Food
BBQ
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
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