Mom's Turkey Cooked in Reynolds Roasting/Cooking Bag

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READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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

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