Smoking Times

This is the times and temperatures that I use but please understand that they are only guidelines. All smokers are different and add in the other variables like weather conditions, wind, ambient temperature, etc. and things can vary by as much as an hour or more.

Type of Meat Smoking Temp Time to Complete Finished Temp

Brisket (Sliced)                          225°F 1.5 hrs/pound         190°
Brisket (Pulled)                         225°F 1.5 hrs/pound         200°
Beef Ribs                                     225°F 3-4 hrs                     175°
Pork Butt (Sliced)                     225°F 1.5 hrs/pound         180°
Pork Butt (Pulled)                     225°F 1.5 hrs/pound         205°
Whole Chicken                           250°F 4 hrs                         165°
Chicken Thighs                          250°F 1.5 hrs                      165°
Chicken Quarters                       250°F 3 hrs                         165°
Whole Turkey 12#                     240°F 6.5 hrs                      165°
Turkey Leg                                  250°F 4 hrs                         165°
Turkey Wings                             225°F 2.5 hrs                      165°
Turkey Breast – bone in           240°F 4-6 hrs                    165°
Boudin                                         230°F 2.5 hrs                     160°
Breakfast Sausage                     230°F 3 hrs                        160°
Fatties                                          225°F 3 hrs                         165°
Meat Loaf                                   250 -300°F 3 hrs               160°
Meatballs (2 inch)                    225°F 1 hr                            160°
Spare Ribs                                  225-240°F                          6-7 hrs Tender*
Baby Back Ribs                         225-240°F                           5-6 hrs Tender*
Salmon                                       140-160°F                            5-7 hrs 145°
Smoked Corn                            225°F                                   1.5 – 2 hrs N/A
Smoked Potatoes                     225°F                                   2 – 2.5 hrs N/A

Note: Be sure to use temperature to tell you when the meat is done.. time is just an estimate and is NOT an indicator of doneness.

By | 2017-09-02T11:17:39+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Get-R-Smoked/Grilled|0 Comments

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