• prep: 12 hr
  • cook: 6 hr
  • total: 18 hr
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  • Summary

    Be unique this year and serve up a deliciously different Double Rum Smoked Turkey for the family's Thanksgiving holiday dinner.

    Ingredients

    • FOR THE TURKEY:
    • 1 (12-14 pound) whole turkey, organic pasture raised if possible
    • 2 quarts water
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 tablespoon onion powder
    • 1½ teaspoons ground cloves
    • 1½ cups sea salt
    • ½ cup pure maple syrup
    • 6 quarts cold water
    • 1 cup dark rum
    • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
    • FOR THE INJECTION SAUCE:
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 3 tablespoons chicken stock, homemade or high quality store bought
    • 1 tablespoon dark rum
    • FOR BASTING THE TURKEY:
    • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1527 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 60 g 92.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 101.33%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 769 mg 256.34%
    • Sodium: 68845 mg 2868.54%
    • Calcium: 299 mg 29.88%
    • Potassium: 2044 mg 58.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 46.04%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.29%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 196 g
    • Alcohol: 12 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 14 g
    • Vitamin A 14.96%
    • Vitamin C 1.51%
    • Vitamin D 25.63%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat28
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total24 oz-eq

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