How to make a good Roasted Turkey
Turkey is one of the most popular meals to serve at all the
Holidays, but the major problem with Roast Turkey is making sure that it
is moist and tender. You will find that there are many ways to prepare a
delicious roast turkey recipe after you learn the basics.
you are looking for a turkey to roast it is always best to find a fresh
turkey if you can. Fresh turkeys do have a better taste but frozen will
work. You will need to completely defrost the turkey in the refrigerator
before the day you are going to roast it.
On the day that you
desire to serve your roast turkey, take into consideration that it will
take 15 minutes of cooking time for every pound of turkey, plus the
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
To prepare your turkey before roasting you will need the following
- 1 whole turkey,
- lemon juice,
- salt, butter, and
- 1 whole onion.
Remove the giblets from inside the turkey and rinse the turkey
thoroughly with warm water inside and out.
Rub your turkey with
lemon juice and salt inside and out. Peel the whole onion and place
inside the cavity of the turkey. This will add flavor and rid your
turkey of the bitter taste. Rub butter on the outside of the turkey,
this will help with browning and moistening your turkey while roasting.
I place my turkey breast side up in a roasting pan; some people
prefer to place the breast side down so the juices will flow into the
breast while roasting.
But, as long as you baste while roasting your turkey will still be
moist and tender. Now, close the turkey with string or skewers. Cover
your turkey with aluminum foil like a tent; be sure the foil is
not against the turkey.
About every 15 to 20 minutes
baste your turkey with butter. You can prepare some melted butter to
pour over your roast turkey while baking.
To check for doneness use a meat thermometer, the temperature in the
thigh should be around 185 degrees Fahrenheit while in the breast area
it should be around 168 degrees Fahrenheit.
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