Monday, November 19 2012, 05:17 PM MST
Rosemary, Thyme and Orange Roasted Turkey
As Aired On November 19, 2012
Recipe Courtesy Chef Bryan Woolley
1 whole turkey
2 sticks butter, room temperature
6-8 sprigs of fresh rosemary
6-8 sprigs of fresh thyme
1 large orange
Zest of one orange
Salt and pepper
1.) Remove the leaves from 4 sprigs of the rosemary and thyme and add it to the butter.
2.) Add the orange zest to the butter as well and mix to combine. Set aside until ready to use.
3.) Cut 4 thin orange slices from the orange and set aside.
4.) Cut the remaining orange into small pieces and stuff into the cavity of the bird with one sprig of rosemary and thyme.
5.) Place orange slices in between the skin and the breast meat as well as the remaining herb sprigs.
6.) Slather a good portion of the butter in between the skin and the breast meat.
7.) Spread the remaining compound butter over the turkey.
8.) Place in a 350 degree oven and roast until the internal temperature in the thickest part of the thigh reaches a temperature of at least 165 degree’s.
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