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Grilled Texas BBQ Turkey
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
4 hours
12 servings

1 (12 lb.) turkey (thaw 2 days ahead if frozen)

2 bottles (16 oz.) Texas Barbeque Sauce


Remove turkey neck and giblets package from turkey cavity and set aside for other use. Rin
se turkey and pat dry.
Prepare an outdoor grill or smoker for indirect medium-high heat. Use your fingers to care
fully loosen turkey skin, from the cavity to the neck and from the thighs and drums. Sprea
d barbecue sauce under skin and all over turkey.
Place turkey breast side up on a metal rack in a large roasting pan. Arrange pan on prepar
ed grill. Grill 2 to 3 hours, about 11 to 13 minutes per pound, until turkey registers an
internal temperature of 180°F in the thigh and 165°F in the breast. Remove from gr
ill and let stand 15 to 30 minutes before carving.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 300, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 135mg, Sodium: 450mg, Carboh
ydrates: 10g, Protein: 48g


My H-E-B Texas Life Magazine, November 2012