Tequila Lime BBQ Turkey

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by msintrepid

Great for the last few days of summer.

Top Review by dznrguy

This was a hit with the Thanksgiving crowd. Added sweet onion slices to the marinade.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Use pit BBQ or place a pan in the bottom of your BBQ to catch the drips.
  2. Remove backbone from turkey and crack the breast bone so that turkey will lay flat on the grill.
  3. Mix next 3 ingredients and marinate turkey several hours or overnight.
  4. Remove turkey from marinade, sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Place on grill- not directly on top of coals- breast side up.
  6. Cut whole lime in half, squeeze over turkey to baste every 20 minutes.
  7. Replace coals to keep temperature at 350-375.
  8. Turkey is done when thermometer reads 165.
  9. Tent with foil and let set for 15 minutes before carving.

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