TRADITIONAL TURKEY

Eddie Jordan

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@EDWARDCARL

It,s just about time to plan that Thanks giving Dinner. Turkey or Ham which ever you like I don,t think you will go away hungry


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Serves:

Server 5 to 6

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1
whole fresh turkey ( 12 - 16 lbs. )
4 Tbsp
vegetable oil or melred butter
3-4 Tbsp
turkey seasoning to rub turkey

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Remove neck and giblets from the cavity of the turkey and set aside for another recipe.
2
Wash the turkey and pat dry. Rub with vegetable oil or melted butter, rub with turkey seasoning rub.
3
Place in a large roasting pan with a rack, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to cook.
4
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees, uncover the turkey and place in the oven. Roast for 20 minutes, then reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.
5
Baste turkey every 15 minutes or so. A turkey takes roughly 15 minutes per pound to roast a 12 lb. bird should take about 3 hours.
6
Keep a on the turkey, a meat thermometer should read 160 degrees inserted in the thick thigh meat when done
7
Remove the turkey from the oven when the thermometer has popped out, the juices run clear when pierced in the thigh with a knife or a meat thermometer reading 160 degrees. Let the turkey rest 10 minutes before carving.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom