Honey Glazed Turkey

Recipe by Tonkcats
READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
YIELD: 1 turkey
UNITS: US

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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse turkey inside and out. Pat dry. Reserve giblets and neck for broth.
  • Make filling: Mix bread crumbs, green pepper, onion, chicken broth and spices.
  • Add orange peel and orange juice.
  • Spoon stuffing into cavity of turkey. Close openings with skewers.
  • Place turkey, breast side up, on a rack in a shallow pan. Insert meat thermometer in thickest part of thigh.
  • Roast turkey, uncovered, at 325 degrees for about 1 hour.
  • For glaze combine butter, orange juice and honey.
  • Brush turkey several times with glaze and pan drippings and roast it for another 1 1/2 to 2 hours until thermometer registers 180 degrees.
  • Remove turkey, keep warm; slice and serve.