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Spatchcocked BBQ Turkey

Want to change things up this Thanksgiving? Then try this delicious, spatchcocked, BBQ turkey. It’s smokey, juicy, tender and perfect for the Thanksgiving dinner table.

  • 8-10 Servings
  • 20 mins Prep Time
  • 2-3 hrs Total Time
  • Step 1

    Preheat the grill to 375°F, indirect heat. Remove thawed turkey from the packaging, remove the giblets and pat everything dry.
  • Step 2

    Using kitchen shears or a sharp knife, cut out the turkey backbone.
  • Step 3

    Cut the center of the breast bone and press down on both sides to flatten the turkey out.
  • Step 4

    Spray both sides of the bird with the cooking oil spray and season heavily with the BBQ rub. Be sure to get both sides and under the wings/legs.
  • Step 5

    Place the turkey, skin side up, directly on the grill grates.
  • Step 6

    Cook until the internal temperature of the breast reaches 165°F.
  • Step 7

    Remove the turkey from the grill, allow it to rest at room temperature for 15 minutes, carve and enjoy!

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