Caja China Turkey Recipe: Holiday Cooking with Latin Touch
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1Place the turkey on top of the rack, breast down if cooking whole, or skin down if cooking split. Attach top rack using the 4 S-Hooks.
2Place turkey inside the caja china roaster, skin or breast down, (attach probe from wired thermometer or insert meat thermometer here should you have one).
3Cover your La Caja China style Roasting Box with the ash pan and charcoal grid.
4Add 15 lbs. of charcoal and light up.
5Once lit (20-25 minutes) spread the charcoal evenly over the charcoal grid of your caja china box.
6Cooking time starts now.
7After one hour, open the box by removing the complete set of ash pan and grid together and place it on top of the long handles.
8Now flip the turkey(s) over, skin or breast side up.
9After one hour (2nd hour) add 10 lbs. of charcoal.
10After one hour (3rd hour) add 10 lbs. of charcoal.
11Do not add any more charcoal; continue cooking the turkey until you reach the desired temperature reading on the thermometer of 175 f. Should you not have a thermometer, check the turkey after approximately 30 minutes. Cook until desired tenderness.
12Carve and enjoy with those you love most! (Added that last one myself.)