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Applewood smoked turkey breast

Juicy flavorful and very easy Applewood smoked turkey is a dream come true- tender meat and very low effort! Perfect recipe for your Traeger, Masterbuilt or any other kind of smoker!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: electric smoker recipes, smoked turkey breast
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 246kcal


  • Electric smoker


  • 1 turkey breast thawed
  • 2 tbsn chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 tbsn chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tbspn salt
  • 1 tbspn pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter soften


  • Preheat your smoker to 225 degrees with Applewood chips
  • Pull the skin and spread all that butter right under the skin. If the butter is still cold, just slice it and place under the skin like on the picture above in the post. It going to be alright.
  • Rub turkey breast with the mix of rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper.
  • Place turkey into your electric smoker. Insert the wireless thermometer if you have one.
  • Smoke for about 3,5 hours until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.
  • Take the turkey out and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.


Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 1549mg | Potassium: 417mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.1mg