For my Dad's birthday, 16 lb bird took about 2.75 hours @350. Can't wait to taste it. The on-line info I've found state 30-45 minutes per lb - that is totally off. Injected 12 oz of Tony Chachere's Marinade Rubbed Tony Chachere's seasoning and Cajun Olive oil, let set atleast 6 hours before heating. Remove when breast is about 175-180 internal temperature.
gmrkr5 LSU Fan BR Member since Jul 2009 10521 posts
re: just finished a turkey in the bge - yummmm(Posted by gmrkr5 on 11/18/12 at 1:29 pm to LSULEFTY)
I'm still thinking the same thing.... i've done turkey breasts that took damn near 2 hours. i 16lb whole bird in less than 3 hours isnt possible unless your cooking it at 500 and turn it to dried out sand paper
Gorilla Ball LSU Fan Gonzales, LA. Member since Feb 2006 3171 posts
re: just finished a turkey in the bge - yummmm(Posted by Gorilla Ball on 11/18/12 at 4:03 pm to gmrkr5)
Unless the digital thermo was incorrect, I took the bird out when breast temp was 180 degrees. The total time might have been 3 hours - I never cook it based on time but on internal temp. The cooking temp was prob b/n 325-375. Quite moist - just finished it. Even the little red plastic stick on the beast was popped out.