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Oct 14, 2008 09:15 AM

My oven is broken

Its so old they don't make the part anymore.I am having Thanksgiving at my house so I thought I would BBQ the Turkey.Have no idea. How long? Would appreciate any suggestions.

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  1. I am not sure of timing but one Thanksgiving I smoked (BBQ'd) a turkey breast and it took several hours; basically, so long as you use the indirect cooking method, keep temperature between 225-275, it should come out great; of course you will need an instant read thermometer to check for internal temp and doneness; I would think that you could do a medium size turkey (8-12 lbs.) in about 4-5 hours but better to start early so you make sure that it's done and then you can always keep it fairly warm on the counter wrapped in foil. Good Luck!

      1. Have you considered a deep fry turkey? We have for the last few years, sooo delish and moist, can't go back to over turkey. It's quick too.

        1. I was given and "turkey cannon" as a gift along with a smaller version for chicken, I've used both and truthfully, it's the best way to cook either bird. Good luck.

          1. I use my gas grill as an oven all the time since it's so hot here in summer. I roast chickens just as I would in the oven. Actually, I haven't done a chicken in the oven in ages so I'm not even sure it would work as well. I like the higher heat of the grill. My chickens always come out perfectly done and juicy with golden crispy skin.

            As long as you can regulate the temperature fairly well, just keep a close eye on it and roast as you would in the oven on a rack in a roasting pan. I have a large v-rack that I use for chicken. A smaller turkey fits in it also.