" Holiday Roast Turkey "
These are the ten, step by step guide in achieving
your zesty holiday turkey;
Cooking Method :
Step 1.) Thawing your turkey. Allow 5 hours thawing
time per pound lbs or 500 grams weight of
turkey in the refrigerator.
Step 2.) Remove giblets and neck. Wash you thawed
turkey twice. First, with just regular water.
Second, with 1/2 cup vinegar and 1/4 cup
lemon juice and 3 cups water. Rinse and wipe
cavity. Squeeze some lemons inside and outside
of your turkey bird. Using your hand distribute
lemon juice all over the turkey's body. Season
with salt and pepper.
Step 3.) Turkey stuffing can be prepared ahead of time
and can be refrigerated for about 2 days. But
do not stuff your turkey bird until just before
Step 4.) Twist wing tips and tuck behind back. Tie legs
together with butcher string. Then, truss turkey
bird by using skewer to fasten neck skin to the
Step 5.) On a greased rack roasting pan, place turkey
bird breast side up. Insert cubes of butter
inside the skin of the turkey and try to
distribute mostly on it's body. This will
help keep your turkey meat moist. Brush outside
skin with melted butter or vegetable oil.
Cover your whole turkey with foil.
Step 6.) Roast turkey in 325 degrees oven temperature.
Please follow the cooking time guidelines,
according to the weight of your turkey bird.
When using meat thermometer, it should reach
about 185 degress fahrenhiet or 85 degrees
celsius. When inserted on the thigh of the
Step 7.) Baste turkey occassionally using the turkey
drippings on the pan. About 6 to 8 times
Step 8.) Remove foil during the last hour of roasting
Step 9.) Keep basting turkey with some melted butter
and turkey drippings until your holiday
turkey is in golden brown color.
Step 10.) Let your cook roasted turkey stand between
12-15 minutes before carving and to retain
Cooking Time Guide for Roasting Turkey :
4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours ( 8 lbs or 4 kg turkey )
5 1/2 to 6 hours ( 12 lbs or 5.5 kg turkey )
6 1/4 to 6 3/4 hours ( 14 lbs or 6.5 kg turkey )
6 3/4 to 7 3/4 hours ( 22 lbs or 10 kg turkey )
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