Smoked Turkey Roast chicken

Smoked Turkey Roast chicken

Give your turkey the smoke it deserves. This bird is brined in our signature citrus brine kit, rubbed down with Turkey Rub, and smoked over none other than our Turkey Blend hardwood for flavor inside and out.


1 Whole (18-20 lb) turkey, thawed if frozen, giblets removed
1 Traeger Orange Brine and Turkey Rub Kit
1/2 Cup Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub, divided
1/2 Pound Unsalted butter, softened


  • 1The day before smoking, brine the turkey according to the Traeger Turkey Brine Kit package instructions. Remove from the brine, rinse. and pat dry.INGREDIENTS
    • 1 Whole (18-20 lb) turkey, thawed if frozen, giblets removed
    • 1  Traeger Orange Brine and Turkey Rub Kit
  • 2Season the inside cavity with 2 tablespoons of Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub.INGREDIENTS
    • 1/2 Cup Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub, divided
  • 3Use your hands to carefully separate the turkey skin from the meat over the breasts, creating a pocket. Spread the softened butter under the skin and over the breasts in an even layer about 1/4 inch thick. Season the outside of the turkey with the remaining Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub.