The secret to perfect juicy chicken and turkey is simple - Brine them before cooking! I do this every Christmas with the turkey, stays so juicy ! But I flavour the brine with clementines and allspice berries, carroway seeds ,honey and maple syrup
One Easy Trick That’ll Make Your Chicken, Turkey and Pork Extra Juicy
Baked chicken "brined" in salt water, then baked. If you cook your chicken breast like this, you will never again have to chew your way through a dry and tasteless chicken breast to get all the good protein you want.
When smoking turkey the best method is to try a basic barbecue turkey recipe and maybe add a little something here or there (experiment) to see how it goes. The Basic Turkey Smoking Process Smoking turkey is best done after soaking the bird in a saltwater
Basic Brine for Smoking Meat I like to use a very simple brine to prep pork butt for smoking. I add the flavors with my dry rub. Tis brine is simple, does the job, and doesn't interfere with any other seasonings added later.