Smoked Turkey Recipe: How to Smoke a Turkey

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Dec 28, 2022 • 3 min read

Smoking is a flavorful way to serve a Thanksgiving turkey, and it frees up your oven for pies and side dishes. Though it requires a bit of preparation beforehand, the end result of juicy meat, smoky flavor, and deeply burnished skin is worth the effort. Besides a smoker, all you need to make this smoked turkey recipe is a turkey, seasonings, and plenty of time.