Thursday, June 3, 2010

BBQ Turkey Thighs

 Not to sound like a broken record or anything, but I chose to make pulled turkey rather then pulled pork because it meant fewer calories. I've been extra diligent the last few weeks for a reason. I'm going on a ten day vacation at the end of the month and I want to lose some weight beforehand. Not to look good in a bathing suit, in fact I won't even be bringing one, but because I know I'll gain at least five pounds while I'm away. I don't condone yo-yo dieting, but I have found that it's much easier to drop a few pounds before a vacation than after.

 Like Sun Oven pulled pork, BBQ turkey is crazy easy. Just take a couple of turkey thighs, remove the skin, coat them with your favorite dry rub, pour some liquid smoke over them, throw in a quartered onion, and put them in the Sun Oven. When they're ready pull the meat off the bones and serve with your favorite BBQ sauce.

4 comments:

  1. What a clever idea! Makes alot more sense to diet before vacation and not worry about the calories...thanks for sharing.

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  2. Can you give an approximate cooking time? Half hour, hour, one and a half hours?

    Thanks!

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  3. I'd say the cooking time is about two hours.

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