The internal temperature of the turkey rises after being removed from the cooker, meaning that, depending on cooking temperature, the turkey should be removed when its internal temperature is 2 to 5 degrees below 165º Fahrenheit. If you don't have one, get yourself a meat thermometer before you smoke your next turkey breast. This is crucial, the reason most smoked turkeys that don't turn out right is they are overcooked. Overcooked turkey is dry and has less flavor. Maintain a temperature of 225-250 degrees .
Apr 15, 2019 · For smoking the turkey's breast only, set the smoker at 240°F and is recommended to cook it for 30-40 Minutes per pound. The average turkey breast weights 6 pounds, so it will take about 3 hours to finish cooking it.Author: Kendrick. Apr 23, 2018 · How Long to Smoke a Turkey Breast. After the 2 hour smoking process for these turkey breasts (internal temperature at 150 degrees), I removed the grill grates and kept the lid and vents wide open. Within a few minutes, my temperature was up over 600 degrees.
Oct 04, 2013 · Smoke turkey, maintaining temperature inside smoker between 225° and 250°, for 3 1/2 to 4 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 165°. Step 5 Remove turkey, cover loosely with aluminum foil, and let stand 10 to 15 minutes before slicing.5/5(3).