Turkey Instructions

1 package prepares 8–10 pounds of meat


2 packages prepare up to 20 pounds of meat

Dissolve 1 entire package of Wild Sky Seasonings injection brine mix with 3 quarts of water.  

Whole Turkeys: Inject brine into both sides of breasts, thighs, drumsticks. Inject generously.

After injection, place meat into clean non-metallic container.  Three-gallon plastic buckets work well. Use a five-gallon bucket for whole turkeys.  Pour remainder of brine into bucket with meat and add water if necessary to cover meat entirely.  Refrigerate at least 8 hours, up to 24-32 hours.  Stir occasionally.  Remove meat and drain, discard remaining brine.

Cook meat according to your smoker directions or bake as directed below.

Turkey (store bought)
Wild Turkey
10 pounds
Oven: Place turkey in roasting pan with rack.  Bake uncovered, 325° for 3 hours or until thermometer registers 180°.
Smoker: For a whole turkey, place turkey in a foil roasting pan.  Smoke at 275° for 8 hours OR until thermometer registers 180°.   For turkey breast, place directly on rack in smoker, until thermometer registers 170°.