120 Thanksgiving Turkey Roast

Nancy Chung


Delicious Thanksgiving Turkey recipe!

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1 stick
unsalted butter
1 tsp
garlic powder
8 clove
crushed garlic
3 stick
carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 large
onions cut into chunks keep the peel
3 stalk(s)
celery cut coarsely pieces
1 medium
onion, peeled and grated
16 lb
thawed turkey
1 Tbsp
kosher salt
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp
1 medium
lemon, thickly sliced
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
whtie wine
2 c
chicken broth
1/2 c

How to Make 120 Thanksgiving Turkey Roast


  • 1Using a food processor add a little garlic powder, 1 glass of wine, ground garlic, onion, 3/4 cup butter mixed. Placed in a small bowl and set aside.
  • 2This is a 16 pounds turkey, put the turkey into the refrigerator freezer defrosted three days.
  • 3Rinse the thawed turkey and pat dry. Remove and discard giblets and neck from turkey. Trim excess fat. Starting at neck cavity, rinsed well with cold water and pat dry
  • 4Gently rub the turkey with a little salt and pepper Using a needle injector, inject the seasonings in the turkey.Continue to inject the turkey in all areas especially the thickest parts and thighs.
  • 5Use your fingers to carefully loosen the skin around the turkey, insert a finger between skin and meat. Then apply the seasoning between the space of the skin and meat. again placed the turkey in the refrigerator overnight .
  • 6Stuff 3/4 ounce packets fresh herbs poultry herb blend (sage, thyme and rosemary)in the turkey stomach .
  • 7Preheat oven to 350 ° F, in a large baking dish add carrots, onions, celery, 1 cup water, 2 cups chicken broth. Tie the turkey legs and wings together with twine and then cover with foil
  • 8Bake turkey at 375 F. After 40 minutes change the temperature to 275 F. Bake for 2 hours. Insert a meat thermometer into the deepest part the turkey When the thermometer says 165 F the turkey is cooked. Cook time is about 3 to 31/4 hours.
  • 9Once the turkey is 165 degrees F, remove the turkey from the oven, remove the stuffing and cover foil. Let cooked turkey rest 15-20 minutes before eating.
    happy thanksgiving

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About 120 Thanksgiving Turkey Roast

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American

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