Smoked Honey-Glazed Turkey Breast

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Regarding BBQ, Inc.
Ratings (11)
  • Total: 4 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 4 hrs
  • Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
443 Calories
13g Fat
35g Carbs
47g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 443
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 1931mg 84%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 47g
Calcium 41mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This smoked turkey breast is tender and sweet. The long smoking time allows it to be more flavorful and tender, so keep it low and slow.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (3 to 3 1/2-pound) skinless, boneless turkey breast

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat honey, sherry, and butter in a saucepan over a low heat long enough to melt the butter. Stir until even.

  3. Remove from heat and add the lemon juice and salt. Let cool.

  4. Wash and pat dry the turkey breast.

  5. Place everything in a resealable plastic bag. Seal and refrigerate for at least 6 hours, but not more than 24 hours.

  6. Prepare smoker.

  7. Smoke turkey breast at a temperature between 225 and 250 F for 2 1/2 to 4 hours, depending on the size of the turkey. The breast will be done when it has reached an internal temperature of 170 F.

  8. Serve with your choice of sides and enjoy!