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1 Prepare the brine and cool completely, then add the turkey and allow to rest in the fridge for 24 hours.
2 Remove from the brine and pat dry.
3 Mix softened butter with 4 tbsp of your favorite rub.
4 Add the compound butter underneath the skin of the turkey and reserve 2 tbsp to smear on top of the skin.
5 Season the outside of the bird with 1 tbsp of your favorite rub.
6 Cook at 325°F until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached in the breast.
Cooking for 8 people


  • whole turkey
    10 pounds
  • butter
    ½ pound
  • of your favorite rub
    4 tablespoons
  • sea salt
    1 tablespoon

Brine (bring all ingredients to a simmer, cool completely)

  • water
    1 gallon
  • salt
    ½ cup
  • sugar
    ½ cup
  • of your favorite rub
    ¼ cup
Credit: Recipe created by recteq on behalf of Kingsford. recteq wood pellet grills allow you to become a true pitmaster with the push of a button. After all, it’s more than a grill…It’s a lifestyle! Check out the recteq website.

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