salvadorean turkey(pavo salvadoreno)

yoanna francia


This is a unique but delicious way to eat turkey. tought to me by my husband, its very good and extremely tender.
IT FALLS OFF THE BONE, GOOD! ill also post soon the cabbage salad and ground beef side dish in photo.


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  • 8
    roma tomatoes,quartered
  • 1/8c
  • 1/2 medium
    green bell pepper
  • 1/2 medium
  • 4
    goya(sazon w/achiote y culantro)
  • 8
    chicken bouillion powder(cubitos de pollo)
  • 1/2c
    cold water
  • 1/4c
    maseca(corn flour for making tortillas)
  • 1c
    cold water, to clean blender

  • 1/8c
    bay leaves, dried
  • 2inch
    piece of dried guajillo pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp
    sesame seeds
  • 1/8c
    dried oregano
  • 20 lb

  • 1/4c
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8c
    yellow mustard
  • 6
    cubitos de pollo

How to Make salvadorean turkey(pavo salvadoreno)


  1. mix worcestershire sauce mustard and cubitos and rub all over the turkey in and outside the turkey.
  2. cook all the veggies in a microwave safe bowl and cook for 5min. if using whole garlic cloves use 3-4 and also put them in microwave(chopped ones too).then toss in blender with water,cubitos,maseca,and sazon.
  3. put the relajo in a small pan and toast the relajo on low heat no oils or butters, till aromatic. then toss into blender and blend all. and pour over turkey. put 1c water into blender and blend it to clean it then pour into a corner of the pan where you are going to cook the turkey.
  4. cook breast down and covered for 4hrs -6hrs at 350 degrees fareinheit.

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About salvadorean turkey(pavo salvadoreno)

Course/Dish: Turkey Gravies

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