Smoked Turkey Recipe

Chef Jason Hill teams up with Brian Zagorsky ( to make smoked turkey on the Big Green Egg in this episode of “Chef Tips.”
Click here to make the injection:

This recipe for smoked turkey uses one small 10-pound turkey, a Creole Butter injection, and a heavy sprinkling of Bad Byron’s Butt Rub. If you’d like to make it from scratch, here are some recipes to try:

Brian’s Big Green Egg Smoked Turkey with Cajun Spices

1 turkey (10-pound or more)
Bad Byron’s Butt Rub Recipe (Clone)
Creole Butter Recipe

Bad Byron’s Butt Rub Clone:

16 tablespoons kosher salt
16 tablespoons fresh cracked black pepper
8 tablespoons onion powder
8 tablespoons garlic powder
8 teaspoons chipotle powder
16 teaspoons paprika

Directions: Mix well and store in a Ziplock bag or Tupperware container.

Creole Butter Injection:
1 pound butter
1 can beer
1 teaspoon cayenne
1 tablespoon your favorite BBQ rub
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon sea salt
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon dry mustard
1 tablespoon freshly ground white pepper
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

Melt butter, then stir in the rest of the ingredients over low heat. Let cool and use in your turkey injector.