Hickory Smoked Turkey Legs

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the sauce: In a saucepan, stir all the sauce ingredients together using a whisk.
  • Bring mixture to a boil; lower heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes or so, until the apples are cooked and the sauce is thickened.
  • Throw out the cinnamon stick; let sauce cool for 5 minutes.
  • Puree sauce in a blender or food processor.
  • Equally divide sauce into 2 bowls; set aside.
  • To make rub: In a bowl or heavy duty plastic zip-top bag add all the rub ingredients; stir or shake to combine.
  • Rinse the turkey legs under cold water and pat dry.
  • Coat turkey legs with rub mixture; let stand for 20 minutes at room temperature before grilling.
  • Spray or lightly brush turkey legs with vegetable oil.
  • Follow your grill manufacturer's instructions for using wood chunks.
  • Grill turkey legs over indirect medium heat for approximately 1 hour or until meat thermometer reads 180° when inserted into the thickest part of the meat (baste occasionally with sauce from 1 reserved bowl).
  • Take legs off grill and served with sauce from the 2nd reserved bowl.
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