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How to cook store bought smoked turkey legs

  • Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

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Oven baked 

  • 1 store bought, pre smoked turkey leg 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 cup chicken broth (optional) 
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose bbq rub or homemade chicken dry rub

Air fried 

  • 1 store bought, pre smoked turkey leg 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose bbq rub or homemade chicken dry rub

Grilled 

  • 1 store bought, pre smoked turkey leg 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose bbq rub or homemade chicken dry rub

Smoked

  • 1 store bought, pre smoked turkey leg 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose bbq rub or homemade chicken dry rub
  • 1/4 cup of bbq sauce 

Instructions

Oven baked 

  1. Coat turkey leg with olive oil and season with bbq rub or homemade chicken rub. 
  2. Bake in the oven at 350°F for 35 minutes or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°.  
  3. To keep the turkey moist you can add a pan of chicken broth underneath the turkey leg while it’s baking. 

Air fried 

  1. Coat turkey leg with olive oil and season with bbq rub or homemade chicken rub. 
  2. Place turkey leg in air fryer at 375°F for 20 minutes or until the internal temperature of the turkey leg reaches 165°F. 

Grilled

  1. Coat turkey leg with olive oil and season with bbq rub or homemade chicken rub. 
  2. Grill turkey leg on medium heat, flipping occasionally to ensure even cooking. 
  3. Grill until the internal temperature reaches 165°.

Smoked

  1. Coat turkey leg with olive oil and season with bbq rub or homemade chicken rub. 
  2. Smoke at 225° for a two hours or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F. 
  3. Once the turkey leg reaches 145°F increase the temperature of the smoker to 275°F and brush bbq  sauce on the turkey. Continue cooking until turkey reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. 
  • Author: Jordan Hanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes

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