How To Smoke A Turkey On A Traeger?

How long does it take to cook a turkey in a pellet smoker?

Place the turkey on the grill and smoke for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

Increase grill temperature to 350℉ and cook for 3-1/2 to 4 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 165℉ in the thickest part of the breast.

Remove from grill and allow to rest for 15 minutes before carving.


How long does it take to smoke a 20lb turkey?

Smoker Temperature

  • At 235 F/115 C, your turkey will take 30 to 35 minutes per pound.
  • At 250 F/120 C, your turkey will take 25 to 30 minutes per pound.
  • At 275 F/135 C, your turkey will take 20 to 25 minutes per pound.

How do I get crispy smoked turkey skin?

For a turkey with crisp skin, smoke it until the internal temperature of the bird reaches 145°F. Transfer the bird to a hot grill preheated to 350° to 375°F and finish it off until the temperature bumps up to 165°F.

How many turkeys fit on a Traeger?


Timberline 1300 With enough space to hold 6 turkeys, you can Traeger a feast to feed the whole neighborhood.