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Roast Turkey Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nora Chew
Added: Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Turkey Marinate:
4 tsp sugar
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup whiskey
Ginger & garlic

Turkey

Directions:
Directions:
Depending on the size of the turkey, you may need to double the marinate.

Salt turkey, rinse and drain. Marinate overnight, basting periodically.

Roast turkey at 400 for 20 minutes. Then lower to 350. Lower to 325 for the last hour. Cover with foil if getting too brown. Add water to pan periodically to prevent drippings from burning.

Cooking Times:
8 lbs - 2-1/4 hours
16 lbs - 3 hours
18 lbs - 3-1/4 hours
20 lbs - 3-1/2 hours
22 lbs - 4 hours
23 lbs - 5 hours

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Dependent on turkey size
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Special Chew marinate with whiskey. This recipe was originally from Nora's Mother, Florence Wong. The weight/cooking time is from the many family cooks' experiences over the years.

 

 

 

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