This Traeger smoked turkey recipe will become the new family tradition on your Traeger grill. If you wanted the best Traeger turkey recipe, look no further, this is it.
TRAEGER TURKEY RECIPE
Prep Time: 30 minutes, overnight brining
Cooking Time: 7 Hours
Wood Pellets: Pecan
Rub: Traeger BBQ Rub
Meat: 12-16lb Turkey (thawed, remove giblets)
Ingredients: 3 gallons of water, 1 cup of Traeger BBQ rub, 1 cup of sugar, 1.5 Tbsp. minced garlic, 1/2 cup worcestershire sauce, 2 Tbsp. canola oil
Traeger Smoked Turkey Instructions
Pour 3 gallons of water & BBQ rub into a non-metal bucket and mix until dissolved. Add garlic, sugar, and worcestershire sauce and mix thoroughly. Place the turkey breast side down in the bucket, make sure it's completely submerged in your liquid mix, cover with lid and place in the fridge overnight.
The next day, remove your turkey and pat dry. Rub canola oil all over turkey surface and place in a disposable aluminum pan, breast side up.
Start your Traeger grill on the smoke setting with the lid open to establish a fire. This should take the usual 4-5 minutes. Place turkey on grill, close the lid, and smoke for 2.5 - 3 hours. Next, switch to 350F and cook for 2.5 hours or until internal meat temp reaches 170F. Remove turkey from grill and let it rest for 15 minutes. Slice, serve, and become a champion!
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This Traeger brisket recipe will be a standard on your Traeger grill. For those of you who have been dreaming of the best Traeger brisket recipe, look no further, this is it.
TRAEGER BRISKET RECIPE
Prep Time: 10 minutes, 12-24 hour refrigerated rest
Cooking Time: 8 Hours or 90 minutes per pound
Wood Pellets: Hickory
Rub: Traeger Prime Rib Rub or Traeger Beef Shake Spice Mix
Meat: 6lb-8lb brisket
Tools: Remote probe thermometer
Traeger Brisket Instructions
Coat your brisket liberally with your rub and wrap in plastic wrap. Place wrapped brisket into fridge for 12-24 hours. Start your Traeger grill on the smoke setting with the lid open to establish a fire. This should take the usual 4-5 minutes. Once the fire is established, close the lid for 10-15 minutes. Unwrap the brisket from the plastic and place it fat side up on the grill. Insert thermometer probe and let smoke for 4 hours. After 4 hours, turn grill up to 250F. Once the internal meat temp reaches 180F, remove the brisket from your Traeger grill and wrap in aluminum foil. Make sure you keep the temperature probe in the meat while doing this. Place the foiled meat back on the grill until the temperature probe reads 200F-205F. To ensure your brisket is ready, test the brisket by inserting the temperature probe into different parts of the brisket. The probe should slide into teh meat easily, like butter. Remove the brisket and allow it to rest for 30 minutes. Then it's time to eat!
If you'd like help choosing the right brisketto cook on your Traeger grill, watch this video below.
This Traeger prime rib recipe is why people buy a Traeger grill. For those of you who have been dreaming of prime rib on a Traeger, look no further, this is way easier than you think.
TRAEGER PRIME RIB RECIPE
Prep Time: 5 minutes + 24 hours rest
Cooking Time: 3.5 Hours
Wood Pellets: Cherry or Hickory
Rub: Traeger Prime Rib Rub
Meat: 5-7 Bone Prime Rib
Traeger Prime Rib Instructions
Rub the prime rib with Traeger prime rib rub. Wrap it in plastic wrap and let it rest in the fridge for 24 hours. Turn your Traeger grill onto the smoke setting with the lid open until a good fire is established - usually takes 4-5 minutes. Turn the heat up to 375F and preheat your Traeger grill with the lid closed for 10-15 minutes. Once the Traeger is heated, take the plastic off your prime rib and place it fat side up on the grill grate. Then turn the heat back down to 300F. Close your lid and let the Traeger prime rib slow cook for 3-4 hours, based on your taste.
Internal meat temperatures will be 130F for rare, 145F for medium and 160F for well done.
Remove the Traeger prime rib roast from the grill, cover it with foil and let it rest for 15 minutes before carving and eating!
Here are a few official Traeger Prime Rib recipe videos to show you step by step instruction on how to cook your very own prime rib on a Traeger.