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Thanksgiving Turkey

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This is the best Thanksgiving recipe made with butter herbs and citrus turkey, this recipe makes the juiciest and most delicious meat! Make sure your turkey is fully thawed.

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- Serves 12 +
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14 pound thawed Whole Turkey
3 tablespoon Herbes de Provence
2 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
2 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
2 tablespoon Salt
to taste Salt and Pepper
6 sprig Fresh Thyme
1 Onion
2 cup Chicken Stock
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STEP 1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
STEP 2
In a small bowl, combine Butter (3/4 cup), Herbes de Provence (3 tablespoon), Onion Powder (2 1/2 teaspoon), Garlic Powder (2 1/2 teaspoon), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 teaspoon), Salt (2 tablespoon), Orange (1), and Lemon (1).
STEP 3
Rinse the Whole Turkey (14 pound) and pat it dry with paper towels. Place the turkey breast-side up in a roasting pan.
STEP 4
Sprinkle the cavity of the turkey with Salt and Pepper (to taste). Using your hands, rub the turkey with the butter mixture. Make sure to rub butter inside the skin.
STEP 5
Quarter the Lemon (1), Orange (1) and Onion (1).
STEP 6
Place the onion, lemon, orange, half of the Fresh Rosemary (6 sprig) and half of the Fresh Thyme (6 sprig) inside the bird.
STEP 7
Tie the legs together. Tuck the wings under the bottom of the bird.
STEP 8
Cover the turkey breast with foil. Roast for 20 minutes.
STEP 9
Pour Chicken Stock (2 cup) into the pan. Add the remaining sprigs of fresh herbs to the pan. Roast the turkey for 40 minutes.
STEP 10
Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Remove foil and continue roasting the turkey for 2 more hours, basting occasionally with pan juices about every 30 minutes.
STEP 11
Once roasted, transfer the turkey to a platter and cover with foil. Let stand 20-30 minutes.
STEP 12
Carve and enjoy!
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