Wash and pat dry the turkey as directed here in our how to clean a turkey post. Pat dry and set aside.Next, in a separate bowl, add in the salt, Cajun seasoning, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper (optional). Mix well to combine.Rub the olive oil all over the meat, then apply the seasoning blend all over the meat including in the cavity of the turkey.
Next, apply the herbs and squeeze the lemon juice in the cavity of the turkey, then add the lemon halves to stuff.Prepare the smoker to bring the temperature between 270-300° F.Place the turkey in the smoking rack and cook for 10 hours or until the temperature reaches 165° F.
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