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Honey and Spice Glazed Turkey

Honey and Spice Glazed Turkey

Honey mixed with a variety of fragrant spices is brushed on this turkey toward the end of roasting time.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 (14 - 16-pound) Butterball® Fresh or Frozen Whole Turkey, thawed if frozen
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Mix chili powder, garlic powder, allspice, cumin, salt, red pepper, honey and water in small bowl until well blended; set aside.
  3. Remove neck and giblets from body and neck cavities of turkey; discard or refrigerate for another use. Drain juices from turkey; dry turkey with paper towels. Turn wings back to hold neck skin against back of turkey.
  4. Place turkey, breast up, on flat roasting rack in roasting pan about 3 inches deep. Brush turkey with oil. Roast turkey for 3 to 3 1/2 hours, covering breast and top of drumsticks loosely with foil after 2 hours to prevent overcooking of breast.
  5. Uncover turkey breast and brush turkey with honey-spice mixture during the last 45 minutes of baking. Return foil to top of turkey and continue roasting until meat thermometer inserted deep in thigh reaches 180 degrees F.
  6. Let turkey stand for 15 minutes before carving.

Servings: 12 | Prep time: 20 min | Total time: 3+ hr

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: Calories 387 Fat 30g Cholesterol 66 Protein 22g

% Daily Value Saturated Fat 8g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Sodium 850mg 0% Carbohydrates 10g 0% Sugar 4g 0% Iron 0% Fiber 0% Calcium 0%

Recipe and photo credit: Butterball, LLC




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