Smoked Turkey Rub: How to Season a Turkey for Smoking

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Sep 27, 2022 • 3 min read

Turkeys are ideal for smoking, especially if you’re looking for an alternative to the classic Thanksgiving turkey. The meat stays tender and juicy, and the turkey’s mild taste adapts to various flavor profiles. This easy smoked turkey rub is full of spices—making for a flavorful bird—and takes a few minutes to make. You can use this rub to make smoked turkey breast, thighs, or for a whole turkey.