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    Upside Down Apple Cider Turkey

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    3 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    3 hrs

    mariposa13's Note:

    This recipe came from a couple of my fellow Watkins associates, Cheryl and Thad Overturf.

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    Apple Cider Gravy

    • 1 tablespoon watkins chicken soup base


    1. 1
      Coat entire Turkey with Watkins Grapeseed Oil Sprinkle with Watkins Rosemary, Thyme, Marjoram,& Black Pepper (Be sure to apply to both sides!) Cut 1 Apple into slices and place inside Turkey (Not to be eaten, just for flavor!) or add stuffing if desired.
    2. 2
      Add one cup water to bottom of pan Sprinkle 2-3tbsp of Watkins Traditional Cider Brew throughout bottom of roasting pan Cook Turkey upside on rack in roasting pan at 325 degrees.
    3. 3
      See outside of Turkey bag for proper baking time.
    4. 4
      (10-12lbs approximately 3-4 hours) Place meat thermometer into thickest part of Turkey.
    5. 5
      Once it reaches 170 degrees, Turkey is done.
    6. 6
      Let sit 20-30 minute before serving.
    7. 7
    8. 8
      Strain juices from bottom of roasting pan Simmer juices in a smaller pan on med-low heat With a wire whisk, add 4-6 tbsp of flour or more depending on how much juice you have left over Add 1 tbsp of Watkins Chicken Soup Base Simmer on low heat until ready to serve!
    9. 9
      You won't believe how wonderful your home will smell while cooking this turkey.
    10. 10
      Cooking the turkey upside down makes the white meat more juicy!

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    Nutritional Facts for Upside Down Apple Cider Turkey

    Serving Size: 1 (4967 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 9289.5
    Calories from Fat 5245
    Total Fat 582.8 g
    Saturated Fat 123.7 g
    Cholesterol 3087.2 mg
    Sodium 3002.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 24.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
    Sugars 14.4 g
    Protein 928.7 g

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