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"This recipe may look a little daunting with some of the ingredients, but it is really easy and makes a moist turkey! The cranberry and orange flavors are balanced nicely and the juice makes a GREAT gravy."- PeterHicks
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1 handful mixed fresh herbs (sage, rosemary, parsley etc.) Clean the turkey well and dry completely. Season the entire bird with salt, pepper and the garlic powder. Spray a large roasting pan (preferably one with a lid...or you can use aluminum foil) and the inside of the lid with non-stick cooking spray. Place the onions on the bottom of the roasting pan. Set the seasoned turkey on top of the onions. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cranberry sauce, marmalade, teriyaki sauce, honey, soy sauce, the juice from the oranges and the water until well blended. (Stuff the juiced orange rinds inside the cavity of the turkey for moisture!) Pour the mixture over the turkey. Place the fresh herbs on top of the turkey. Tightly secure the lid or cover the pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Be sure to cover tightly to keep any steam from escaping the pan. Roast the turkey at 425? for 3 hours. Do not open the lid during cooking! After 3 hours of cooking, reduce the oven temperature to 350? and remove the lid or foil from the pan. Also, remove the herbs from the top of the turkey and discard. Continue roasting the turkey, uncovered, for about 30 minutes more or until the turkey is golden and cooked through completely. (To test doneness: the meat between the leg and thigh, when pierced with a fork shows clear juices escaping.) Allow the turkey to rest 20 minutes before carving.
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jlkendall47 10 months agoUsed this recipe the other day... it was awesome. The turkey came out really moist and flavorful.
Jewade07 1 year agoThis recipe was delicious. I loved it! Will definitely be using it in years to come. I changed the temp to 350 and it cooked perfectly.
csengirl 1 year agoAwesome recipe! I make it every year!
Alexandriaholt74 1 year agoIncredible. Moist, so moist. What can I say, it's what everyone wants to achieve for a really great turkey.
cws2 2 years agoGreat and easy to follow!
wild123 2 years agoabsolutely tremendous ,very moist and tender made this last Christmas will make again this year john England
Taytay1 3 years agoJust don't put the onions on the bottom of pan everything else was great also put foil on bottom of pan because marinade stuck a lot
kardad313 3 years ago425 too high should be 350 max !!
PeterHicks 4 years agoThis recipe may look a little daunting with some of the ingredients, but it is really easy and makes a moist turkey! The cranberry and orange flavors are balanced nicely and the juice makes a GREAT gravy.
Ellensin 4 years agoIt was my first time making turkey and it turned out to be the BEST turkey EVER!! Thank you for sharing your recipe!!:))
sandisoo 4 years agoI made this turkey last year for an outreach program called P.A.T.H.. Since I was the only person bringing a turkey, I felt that I had an opportunity to be a little adventurous. I was intrigued by this recipe and was ecstatic over the results! Everyone raved about it and it was definitely a winner. This recipe calls to stuff the cavity of the turkey with the orange rinds for moisture. I can't tell you how moist and juicy this turkey turned out to be! When we cut into it, the meat just fell right off of the bones. Amazing. The flavoring was also perfect; not too sweet, or salty. I would definitely make this recipe again, given the opportunity. Thank you.
sticky076 4 years agoMade this turkey last year and it was wonderful. Sweet and full of flavor. Will make it this way every Thanksgiving.