Smoked Turkey Legs with Habanero Mango Sauce

  • BBQ Type: Smoker
  • Fuel: Charcoal
  • Cooking Time: 1 h to 1 h 30 min
  • Makes 2 to 4 portions

Ingredients

Turkey Legs

  • 4 Turkey Legs
  • 2 tbsp - Olive oil
  • Wood chunks for smoking, preferably apple or cherry

Dry Rub

  • 2 tsp - Paprika
  • 1 tsp - Dried thyme
  • 1 tsp - Dried oregano
  • 2 tsp - Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp - Onion powder
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Black pepper

Habanero Mango Sauce

  • 1 cup - Ketchup
  • 1 cup - Mango juice
  • 1 ½ tbsp - El Yucateco Green Habanero Hot Sauce
  • ¼ cup - Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp - Steak sauce
  • 1 tsp - Onion powder
  • ½ tsp - Black pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat your smoker at 250°F;
  2. In a bowl, combine all Dry Rub ingredients; Brush the turkey legs with olive oil then season both sides with the rub;
  3. Place the turkey legs in your smoker and toff a few wood chunks onto hot coals for smoking; Cook for 1h to 1h30 or until the interior of the meat reaches 165°F on an instant read thermometer;
  4. In a saucepan, combine all Habanero Mango BBQ Sauce ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes;
  5. Brush the turkey legs with habanero mango bbq sauce on the last 15 minutes.

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