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Citrus-Glazed Turkey Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Krystal Giltner
Added: Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
GLAZE
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
2 teaspoons grated lime peel

TURKEY
1/2 orange, cut into wedges
1 (12-lb.) turkey
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 400F. Combine all glaze ingredients in small bowl.

2. Place orange wedges in body cavity of turkey. Place turkey on rack in large roasting pan. Brush turkey with some of the glaze; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

3. Bake at 400F. for 30 minutes; brush turkey with some of the glaze. Cover loosely with foil. Reduce oven temperature to 325F.; bake an additional 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until internal temperature reaches 180F. to 185F., brushing with remaining glaze and basting with any accumulated juices every 30 minutes. Remove foil during last half hour of baking for additional browning, if necessary.

4. Place turkey on cutting board; cover loosely with foil. Let stand 20 minutes before carving.

PER SERVING: 225 calories, 8 g total fat (3 g saturated fat), 33 g protein, 1.5 g carbohydrate, 100 mg cholesterol, 170 mg sodium, 0 g fiber

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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