ROASTED WHOLE TURKEY

WITH CHARRED ORANGES & ONIONS

Main Course

Prep Time: 15 MINUTES

Cook Time: 2 HOURS 45 MINUTES

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh turkey
  • 3-5 oranges
  • 3-5 onions
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to at least 350º.
  • Prepare turkey by rinsing in cold water.
  • Char enough whole oranges and onions for inside of turkey (Onions may be cut after charring to fit).
  • Fill cavity with onions and whole oranges.
  • Season exterior with spices to taste.
  • Place in roasting pan to catch drippings.
  • Rotate turkey every 30 minutes, keeping temperature between 350º - 400º.
  • Roast 14-15 minutes per pound ( Cooking time given was for an 11 lb. turkey).
  • Let stand 15 minutes before carving.
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