How long does it take to smoke a 12 pound turkey?
For smoking a full turkey, set the smoker at 240°F.
It is recommended to cook it for 30-40 Minutes per pound.
A 8 pound turkey will take in average 4 hours while a larger, 12 pound turkey will take about 6 hours.
How long will it take to smoke a turkey at 225 degrees?
At 225 degrees F, you can plan on approximately 30 minutes per pound for your turkey to smoke. For example, this 15 pound turkey will take 7 and 1/2 hours at 225 degrees F. I always plan an extra 30 minutes, just in case. Use an instant read thermometer to check the temperature of the turkey in the breast and thigh.
How long do you smoke a turkey per pound?
Typically, it takes at least 6 hours to smoke an average sized turkey at 250 degrees F. Plan on having your turkey cook for about 30 minutes per pound.
Should I wrap my turkey in foil while smoking?
If the wings are getting too dark, cover them with aluminum foil. He wraps the turkey in heavy duty aluminum foil and finishes the cooking in the smoker until the turkey’s internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.