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 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.
What temperature should a smoked turkey be?
- 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 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.