Buttery Smoked Turkey Beer

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Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 4 hours
Servings: 6
Ingredients:
Whole turkey (4-lbs., 1.8-kg.)
The Brine
2 cans beer
1 tbsp. salt
2 tbsp. white sugar
¼ cup soy sauce
1-quart cold water
The Rub
3 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 tsp. smoked paprika
1 ½ tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. pepper
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
Directions:
1. Pour beer into a container then add salt, white sugar, and soy sauce
then stir well.
2. Put the turkey into the brine mixture cold water over the turkey. Make
sure that the turkey is completely soaked.
3. Soak the turkey in the brine for at least 6 hours or overnight and store
in the fridge to keep it fresh.
4. On the next day, remove the turkey from the fridge and take it out of
the brine mixture.
5. Wash and rinse the turkey then pat it dry.
6. Next, plug the Traeger smoker then fill the hopper with the Traeger.
Turn the switch on.
7. Set the Traeger smoker for indirect heat then adjust the temperature to
275°F (135°C).
8. Open the beer can then push it into the turkey cavity.
9. Place the seasoned turkey in the Traeger smoker and make a tripod
using the beer can and the two turkey-legs.
10. Smoke the turkey for 4 hours or until the internal temperature has
reached 170°F (77°C).
11. Once it is done, remove the smoked turkey from the Traeger
smoker and transfer it to a serving dish.
Nutrition:
Calories: 229
Carbs: 34g
Fat: 8g
Protein: 3g

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