Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3 cups 711ml Water

  2. 2 cups 474ml Bourbon

  3. 2 cups 656g / 23oz Maple syrup

  4. 2 tablespoons 30ml Salt

  5. 4 tablespoons 60ml Poultry seasoning

  6. 1 tablespoon 15ml Freshly-ground black pepper

  7. 1 cup 237ml Tabasco brand Pepper Sauce

  8. 1 Young turkey - (abt 12 lbs)

  9. 1 cup 237ml Hickory wood chips

  10. 1 cup 237ml Water

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions To make brine, combine water, bourbon, maple syrup, salt, seasoning, pepper and Tabasco brand Pepper Sauce. With brining needle, inject turkey with brine. Allow to marinate for 12 to 14 hours. Place 1 cup water and wood chips in bottom of smoking pan. Place rack in bottom of pan. Cover rack with aluminum foil. Place turkey in pan and cover tightly. Place pan on stove over medium-high heat for 8 minutes, then place pan in a 350 degree oven for 2 to 3 hours. Remove and check internal temperature. Finish uncovered until a 165 degree internal temperature is reached. This recipe yields 1 turkey.


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