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Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey

Indulge in the culinary delight of Gordon Ramsay’s Smoked Turkey, a succulent masterpiece. With a 12-pound turkey as the star, seasoned with a tantalizing BBQ rub, and infused with flavors from fresh herbs, onion, and lemon. The entire process, from brining to serving, takes 24 hours, yielding a mouthwatering dish for 8.

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Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey
Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey

🤎 Why You’ll Love This Smoked Turkey Recipe:

  • Flavor Fusion: Embark on a culinary symphony as the BBQ rub and fresh herbs perform a taste tango, leaving your palate enchanted.
  • Juicy Perfection: Our grilling technique is like a culinary maestro, orchestrating a symphony of moisture, delivering a turkey that’s not just cooked but harmoniously tender.
  • Versatile Elegance: Whether it’s a festive extravaganza or an impromptu gathering, this turkey adds a touch of sophistication, elevating every occasion with its culinary elegance.

❓ What Is Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey Recipe? 

Gordon Ramsay’s Smoked Turkey features a 12 lb bird, adorned with BBQ rub, herbs, and lemon. Whether brined or not, it grills to perfection in 5-6 hours, delivering a mouthwatering centerpiece.

🐔 Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey Ingredients

  • 1 recipe turkey brine optional, if you choose to brine your turkey, you can skip the chicken broth basting
  • 12 lb whole turkey giblets and neck removed
  • 1/2 cup BBQ rub
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 1 lemon quartered
  • 4 sprigs fresh herbs such as thyme, rosemary or parsley
  • 3 cups chicken broth use if not brining your turkey
  • fresh herbs for garnish
  • cooking spray

🍗 How To Make Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey

  1. For those who choose to brine their turkey, follow the recipe’s instructions for making the salt. Take 18 to 24 hours before cooking to let the turkey soak in the brine.
  2. Set the grill to 250 degrees F before you use it. 
  3. Cooking spray should be used on a big disposable metal pan. The turkey should be put in the pan with its wings tucked under its body.
  4. Place the herbs, onion, and lemon inside the turkey’s body. Then, tie the legs together with kitchen twine.
  5. Cover the whole turkey with the BBQ rub.
  6. Set the grill up and put the turkey inside. When you stick a thermometer into the middle part of the thigh, it should read 165 degrees F after 5 to 6 hours of cooking. 
  7. Baste the meat with chicken broth every 30 to 45 minutes. It is not necessary to baste a turkey that has been brined. When you need to, add more wood chips.
  8. Spread paper over the turkey if it gets too dark.
  9. Afterward, move the turkey to a serving plate and let it rest for 10 to 15 minutes. As a finishing touch, you can add flowers if you like.

💭 Recipe Tips

  • If brining, soak for 18-24 hours for enhanced flavor and moisture.
  • Skip chicken broth basting with brined turkeys.
  • Use apple wood for a sweet, subtle smokiness.
  • Coat the pan with cooking spray to prevent sticking.
  • Place turkey with wings tucked for even cooking.
Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey
Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey

🥗 What To Serve With Smoked Turkey?

You can serve smoked turkey with Classic Mashed Potatoes, Herb-Infused Stuffing, Gravy Delight, Buttery Dinner Rolls, Fresh Garden Salad, and Pumpkin Pie Dessert.

🎚 How To Store Leftovers Smoked Turkey?

  • In the fridge: Store leftover smoked Turkey in airtight containers for up to 4 days.
  • In the freezer: You can store leftover smoked Turkey for up to 3 months.

🥵 How To Reheat Leftovers Smoked Turkey?

  • In the Oven: Place leftover smoked Turkey in an oven-safe dish, cover with foil, and reheat for 20 minutes.
  • In the Microwave: Reheat Leftovers Smoked Turkey for 1 minute in a microwave dish.
  • On the Stove: Warm Leftovers Smoked Turkey in a covered pan and heat for 2 minutes with stiring.
  • In the Air Fryer: Reheat Leftovers Smoked Turkey for 5 minutes at 350°F in a basket.

FAQ’S

How Do I Prevent The Turkey From Sticking To The Pan?

To prevent sticking, generously apply cooking spray to a large disposable metal pan before placing the turkey in it. This ensures easy removal and cleanup.

Can I Use Frozen Herbs For Garnish?

While fresh herbs are preferred for a vibrant garnish, if unavailable, you can use frozen herbs sparingly as an alternative.

Can I Use Fresh Herbs For Garnish Instead of Dried?

Fresh herbs provide a more vibrant and flavorful garnish for your smoked turkey. Feel free to use them for a visually appealing presentation.

Can I Add Additional Spices To the Brine For More Flavor?

Yes, you have the flexibility to customize the brine by adding additional spices like cloves or bay leaves to enhance the flavor of your smoked turkey. Adjust to suit your taste preferences.

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Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 64
  • Total Fat: 1.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 31mg
  • Sodium: 680mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 4.4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2g
  • Sugars: 2.3g
  • Protein: 7.7g
  • Calcium: 9.1mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Potassium: 197.9mg

Gordon Ramsay Smoked Turkey

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time:6 hours Rest time: minutesTotal time:6 hours 10 minutesServings:6 servingsCalories:64 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Indulge in the culinary delight of Gordon Ramsay’s Smoked Turkey, a succulent masterpiece. With a 12-pound turkey as the star, seasoned with a tantalizing BBQ rub, and infused with flavors from fresh herbs, onion, and lemon. The entire process, from brining to serving, takes 24 hours, yielding a mouthwatering dish for 8.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. For those who choose to brine their turkey, follow the recipe’s instructions for making the salt. Take 18 to 24 hours before cooking to let the turkey soak in the brine.
  2. Set the grill to 250 degrees F before you use it. 
  3. Cooking spray should be used on a big disposable metal pan. The turkey should be put in the pan with its wings tucked under its body.
  4. Place the herbs, onion, and lemon inside the turkey’s body. Then, tie the legs together with kitchen twine.
  5. Cover the whole turkey with the BBQ rub.
  6. Set the grill up and put the turkey inside. When you stick a thermometer into the middle part of the thigh, it should read 165 degrees F after 5 to 6 hours of cooking. 
  7. Baste the meat with chicken broth every 30 to 45 minutes. It is not necessary to baste a turkey that has been brined. When you need to, add more wood chips.
  8. Spread paper over the turkey if it gets too dark.
  9. Afterward, move the turkey to a serving plate and let it rest for 10 to 15 minutes. As a finishing touch, you can add flowers if you like.

Notes

  • If brining, soak for 18-24 hours for enhanced flavor and moisture.
  • Skip chicken broth basting with brined turkeys.
  • Use apple wood for a sweet, subtle smokiness.
  • Coat the pan with cooking spray to prevent sticking.
  • Place turkey with wings tucked for even cooking.
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