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Lemon Grilled Turkey Breast

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Ingredients
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Dried whole dill weed 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boneless turkey breast 4 Pound, skinned (1 piece)
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a small bowl, combine first 7 ingredients, stirring well.
2) Set aside.
3) Wash turkey with cold water, and pat dry.
4) Loosely roll turkey, securing any loose pieces with string.

MAKING
5) Brush turkey with half of reserved lemon juice mixture.
6) Set aside remaining lemon juice mixture.
7) Prepare charcoal fire in commercial meat smoker; let fire burn 15 to 20 minutes.
8) Soak hickory chips in water 15 minutes, and place chips on coals.
9) Place water pan in smoker; fill pan with water.
10) Place turkey on rack coated with cooking spray.
11) Insert meat thermometer, if desired.
12) Cover with smoker lid; cook 8 hours or until meat thermometer registers 185°, basting turkey with remaining lemon juice mixture after 4 hours.
13) Refill water pan with water, and add additional charcoal as needed.
14) Transfer turkey breast to a cutting board; remove string.
15) Slice turkey.

SERVING
16) Transfer turkey slices to a serving platter and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
540 Minutes
Ready In: 
550 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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