Cooking is a habit, an interest or even a great passion in life among many people regardless of ages, genders as well as nationalities. Cooking is an art and cook is an artist, when he or she masters any cooking, he or she is likely to try another one. Different from baking, frying, boiling, cooking on a smoker is a style of cooking that a lot of people want to master for its distinct odors, spicy tastes and of course deliciousness. Here are the top 5 recipes to try in an electric smoker.
- Smoked Burger
To make a smoked burger, you will need four to 6 hamburger, one tablespoon pepper, two tablespoon salt, ½ tablespoon of garlic and dehydrated onion minced. In a bowl, mix all the spices well. Lay the burgers out and rub a little bit of your burger run on the bottom and top of every burger. Place wood chips in the electric smoker and lay the burgers on upper racks. Set the smoker to 275 ® for an hour. Served!
- Smoked Chicken Drumstick
To make smoked chicken drumstick, you will need three pounds chicken drumsticks, ½ cup of preferred rub, and one teaspoon cayenne pepper: season, the chicken with your preferred rub and cayenne pepper. Put inside the rack. Preheat the electric smoker to 250 ®. Place the rack directly onto the grates of the smoker. Close the cover and let smoke for about 2-2.5 hours. Then serve with a sauce.
- Smoked Turkey
Smoked turkey is a good idea for Thanksgiving holiday. It is tasty, spicy, eye-catching which both adults and kids will surely love it. To smoke a turkey isn’t hard, but here are some notices. The bigger the turkey is, the more time consuming to make. Therefore, remember to pick the right size. Rinse it with cold water, pat dry afterward. To get the best result, put inside the fridge for five to eight hours.
What is more, put Worcestershire sauce, salt, ground black pepper, and sugar to get the turkey spicy. Set the temperature for 200 degrees for half an hour. Don’t forget to check the doneness before serving.
- Smoked Pork
There are many pork cuts which can be smoked such as pork butt, shoulder, loin, and tenderloin. Regardless of cuts you choose, keep in mind to soak them in brine that is made of ¼ non-iodized salt, ¼ cup sugar in a quart of water. Depending on the thickness of the cut, you can set the right temperature and time. But, the best internal temp is 160® F. Make sure to check the readiness of the meat before serving to your guests or family members.
- Smoked Beef Jerky
Smoked beef jerky is the most sought-after electric smoker recipes. Loved by kids and adult alike, appear in each culture in the world. This recipe is easiest to make. Cut the beef into approximately 1 ½ inches wide and approximately four to six inches long. Mix with salt, non-iodized, brown sugar, ground black pepper, Worcestershire sauce and then marinate for two hours. Cover every piece with a foil and then set your electric smoker at 150® for four hours. Check once a while to know the doneness.