Doug's Terrific Turkey Seasoning

Fredda Rosenbaum

By
@freddajrosenbaum

Sometimes simplicity is the best. These three ingredients yield a tasty turkey!


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Serves:

a crowd!!

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

TO BRINE THE TURKEY (4-8 HOURS) -- DISSOLVE 1 CUP KOSHER SALT AND 1 CUP WHITE SUGAR IN WATER SUFFICIENT TO COVER THE TURKEY.

BLEND SEASONING

3 Tbsp
kosher salt
2 Tbsp
cracked black pepper
2 Tbsp
garlic powder
1
18-20 lb. turkey
6-8 c
water
aluminum foil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the salt, black pepper and garlic powder in a bowl.
2
About 1-2 hours before time to cook turkey, rub the inside and outside of the turkey with all of the spices. Yes, use it all! Let the turkey rest for 1-2 hours.
3
Place the turkey upside down in a roasting pan. Bake at 400 degrees until the skin begins to crisp.
4
Turn the turkey over and lower the oven temperature to 325 degrees. When the skin begins to brown, add 4-6 cups water into the roaster, and cover the turkey with foil to prevent burning.
5
Complete baking the turkey until its internal temperature registers 165 degrees.
6
Remove the turkey from the oven when done, and allow it to rest 20-30 minutes before carving. Use the drippings in the roaster to make gravy!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy