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Johnny's Original Turkey Recipe Recipe

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John Sadler
Added: Thursday, February 8, 2007


1- 20 lb. turkey fresh or frozen
4-6 stalks celery sliced diagonally
2 large onions
8-12 oz. fresh mushrooms sliced
5 garlic cloves smashed
5 bay leaves
1/2 c. worcestershire sauce
1-1/2 c. soy sauce
1 stick margarine,
Seasoning Blend (Morton Nature's Season)
1-3 qts. water
turkey size cooking bag

If frozen thaw turkey. Cut the legs off turkey and the back from breast. Remove the skin. Wash turkey and pieces and pat dry. Sprinkle the turkey with the seasonings. Place the cooking bag in a deep metal pan. Put about half of the sliced vegetables garlic and bay leaves in the bottom of the bag.Place the turkey in the bag breast down.
Place the legs and and other pieces in the bag. Put in the remaining vegetables. Put the margarine patties over the vegetables and turkey. Mix the soy sauce,worcestershire sauce and water pour in the bag to cover the turkey. This can be done a day before and placed in frig. to marinate overnight.
Close and tie the bag and cut a small slit in top of bag. Bake or cook turkey in a 350 oven for about 4 hours. Remove the turkey form bag and place in a serving dish. Dip some of the sauce and pour over turkey. (I like to strip the meat from the bones then place in a deep serving dish and cover with sauce)
Eat and enjoy




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