2-Hour Turkey, Really.

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1 thawed, whole turkey (from 10 - 24 pounds)
2 Tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
1 to 3 tsp coarsely ground salt (kosher or sea)
freshly ground pepper

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Torrey Moseley Recipe
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Dallas, TX (pop. 1.2M)
Member Since Jul 2011
Torrey's notes for this recipe:
I ran across this recipe a few years back from my local grocery store. I was VERY skeptical that one could actually cook an entire turkey (regardless of size) in about 2 hours and have it be edible. Well, not only does this actually work, it produces the BEST roasted turkey I've had to date. NO MORE GETTING UP AT 4 a.m. to start the holiday turkey, NO MORE BASTING. It's so incredibly fast and easy. It has become the only way I roast turkeys. Turkey...it's not JUST for holidays, anymore. The biggest turkey I made this way was 22.5 pounds. It took about 2 hours 15 minutes to cook. WOW.
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The flavor is all that you would expect from a well-cooked Thanksgiving turkey, but the technique is so wonderfully different! The Crew and I cooked a 14 lb turkey in 1 hr 15 min.


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user Jan W Neeniejan - Jul 17, 2011
This sounds so easy!!! I have a 21.5 lb bird in the freezer right now & he needs to come out...think I might cook him this way!!
Thanks for the recipe...all your recipes are great!!! ♥
user Torrey Moseley Torrey - Jul 18, 2011
Thanks Jan! Let me know how it turns out!!!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Oct 28, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Oct 28, 2011
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