Hunter's Holiday Smoked Jerk Turkey
Updated: Nov 10
Great Holiday Recipe for your Family & Friends
Difficulty Level: Medium
If you're like more like me, I love traditional holiday meals; however, I must make at least one dish with a twist. If you smoke a Jerk Turkey, your family and friends will probably rave about you for at least the next 10 or so years.
If you want to add additional herbs such fresh thyme and rosemary please do so. The other two simple ingredients you need is the Caribbean Jerk Sauce/Marinade and the Jerk Seasoning for a delicious an exceptional experience!
Prep time: 30 minutes
Marinade time: 24 to 48 hours
Cook time: 6 to 8 minutes minutes
Total time: 2 Days and 8 hours
-12-18 lb Turkey
-Hunter's Caribbean Jerk Sauce
-Hunter's Jerk Seasoning
-Wash the turkey thoroughly and pat dry.
-Brine your bird for 1 to 2 days using Hunter's Caribbean Jerk Sauce.
-Take out the brine, and season your bird heavily inside and outside the skin (Do not throw away your brine).
-Let the turkey sit for 1 hour
-Before you place your turkey on the grill/smoker, inject the turkey on all sides using your brine of Hunter's Caribbean Jerk Sauce.
-Once you're cooking your delicious Holiday Turkey, inject your meat once more after 3 hours (half way cooked).
-Finish cooking until ready.
-Take the turkey away from heat once all parts reach 170 degrees F.
-Let the turkey rest for at least 30 to 40 minutes.
-Cut and Enjoy!
Hunter's "Caribbean Jerk" Full Flavor Description
Flowery West-Indian blends of ginger, allspice (also known as Jamaican pepper), sweet & mild chili peppers, mixed with sweet tropical blends of citrus flavors and a delicious dash of brown sugar. This aroma gives notes of ginger spice, and tropical fragrance with a peppery aromatic spice.
Hunter's "Jerk Seasoning" Full Flavor Description
West-Indian blends of zesty ginger, allspice (also known as Jamaican pepper), fiery chili peppers, blended with tangy sweet tropical blends of citrus flavors with scrumptious brown sugar. This aroma gives notes of tropical ginger spiced pepper.