Mom's Turkey Cooked in Reynolds Roasting/Cooking Bag

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Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

this is my favorite way to make turkey-comes out moist and wonderful

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 lb) whole turkey, fresh if possible
  • mccormicks roast chicken seasoning
  • 2 fresh lemons
  • 12 cup butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees f.
  2. Wash and pat dry Turkey in cold water.
  3. Place turkey in bag and bag into deep roaster.
  4. Cut 1 lemon into slices.
  5. put slices ( minus seeds) under turkey skin ( breast, thigh, wearever).
  6. Cut 2nd lemon in half.
  7. Squeeze out juice ( minus seeds)over top of turkey. Put empty lemon rind halfs into cavity.
  8. Liberally sprinkle the McCormick Chicken seasoning over the entire turkey ( I use 1/2 bottle per turkey ).
  9. Place stick butter on top of turkey.
  10. Close bag and tie-leave only a small amount of room between bag sides and turkey.
  11. Cut six slits into bag.
  12. Roast 2 1/2- 3hours or until turkey leg separates easily and meat falls off.
  13. Remove Turkey and let sit in bag ( in roaster also) fro at least 30 minutes befre slicing.