Spatchcocked Turkey

Recipe by GinKitty
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 turkey
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450.
  • Cut back bone out of turkey.
  • Turn turkey over and push on breast bone to flatten, wings should cover breasts and legs should stick out a bit.
  • Tuck garlic under turkey and in wing and leg nooks if desired.
  • Brush with olive oil and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  • Roast undisturbed for 20 mins, turkey should be starting to brown.
  • Baste with pan juices.
  • reduce heat to 400 (350 if browning too fast).
  • Check temperature of thigh meat every 15 mins (10 if turkey is smaller).
  • When thigh meat reaches 165 remove from oven and rest a few minutes.
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