Smoked Lumberjack Meat Log
Honey Jalapeno Turkey
1 turkey 12-20lbs
olive oil 3-4 tbsp
1 small red onion chopped finely
1 ½ cup brown sugar
1 jalapeno chopped finely
3 tbsp freshly chopped sage
¾ cup apple cider vinegar
2 small granny smith apples peeled and chopped
3 tbsp honey
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to cover entire turkey
Smoked Honey Jalapeno Turkey
This easy to make turkey dish is perfect for impressing your friends and family for the holidays. The glaze itself is a bit thicker than usual and allows a lot more smoke flavor to settle in. The end result is a crispy sweet and spicy outer layer that leads to a juicy tender middle.
Preheat your grill to 150 degrees. Place your turkey into a metal cooking tray that can hold in the juices and place it into the grill. This will allow a bit of extra smoke flavor to settle in while you prepare the glaze.
Add a bit of olive oil into a medium saucepan and saute the red onion, granny smith apples, and jalapenos for a 3-4 minutes. Then add the apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, and honey. Cook for about 10 minutes until the apples are soft and the mixture starts to caramelize. Take the mixture off and place it into a blender with the chopped sage and blend until smooth.
Take out your turkey and turn your grill up to 450 degrees. Rub olive oil on the turkey to cover the entire outside.