This simple Cajun turkey recipe mixes honey, beer, and Cajun seasonings.  It has a slightly sweet taste with hints of beer.  You’ll need the following ingredients:

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  • 1 cup beer (darker is better)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning
  • ½ tablespoon garlic sale
  • ½ tablespoon onion salt

Glaze:

  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ table spoon Cajun seasoning
  • Sriracha to taste

Wood:  Wood chips for smoking.  I used cherry wood.

Directions:

  1. Mix the injection ingredients together. A vertical container often works better (as it
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  2. Inject liberally into the turkey breast.
  3. Heat your smoker to 225 degrees. Let it stabilize for up to an hour.
  4. Put the bird in the smoker. You’ll smoke it for 3-4 hours.
  5. Mix together your glaze.
  6. At about 3 hours in, check the temperature. When you’re at about 155 degrees, apply the glaze.
  7. Pull the turkey at 160 degrees. Let it rest for 10-15 minutes (I tent it.)  It will continue to cook to the recommended 165 degrees.
  8. Enjoy.
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