Barbecue Chili Smoked Turkey Breast

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Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Turkey breast (3-lb., 1.4-kg.)
The Rub
¾ tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper
The Glaze
1 tbsp. olive oil
¾ cup ketchup
3 tbsp. white vinegar
3 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tbsp. smoked paprika
¾ tsp. chili powder
¼ tsp. cayenne powder
1. Score the turkey breast at several places then sprinkle salt and pepper
over it.
2. Let the seasoned turkey breast rest for approximately 10 minutes.
3. In the meantime, plug the Traeger smoker then fill the hopper with the
Traeger. Turn the switch on.
4. Set the Traeger smoker for indirect heat then adjust the temperature to
275°F (135°C).
5. Place the seasoned turkey breast in the Traeger smoker and smoke for
2 hours.
6. In the meantime, combine olive oil, ketchup, white vinegar, brown
sugar, smoked paprika; chili powder, garlic powder, and cayenne
pepper in a saucepan then stir until incorporated. Wait to simmer then
remove from heat.
7. After 2 hours of smoking, baste the sauce over the turkey breast and
continue smoking for another 2 hours.
8. Once the internal temperature of the smoked turkey breast has reached
170°F (77°C) remove it from the Traeger smoker and wrap it with
aluminum foil.
9. Let the smoked turkey breast rest for approximately 15 minutes to 30
minutes then unwrap it.
10. Cut the smoked turkey breast into thick slices then serve.
Calories: 290
Carbs: 2g
Fat: 3g
Protein: 63g

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