Bourbon Butter Basted Roast Turkey

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recipe by Thermomix ® US https://thermomix.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    4hrs 40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    14
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    2063
based on 1 ratings

This holiday Turkey recipe has been adapted by Thermomix US for use with the TM5.

recipe updated Jun 23, 2020

Ingredients

  • Orange icon
    Orange
    1 (about 200 g)
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    2 (about 400 g)
  • Pomegranate icon
    Pomegranate
    1 (about 155 g)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    170.25 g (about 1 cup)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    85.12 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Onion granules icon
    Onion granules
    113.5 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    ¼ cup (about 9.6 g)
  • Fresh rosemary icon
    Fresh rosemary
    20 sprigs
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    10 (about 2 g)
  • White pepper icon
    White pepper
    1 tbsp (about 6.45 g)
  • Black peppercorns icon
    Black peppercorns
    3 tbsp (about 19.35 g)
  • Allspice icon
    Allspice
    3 tbsp (about 18.45 g)
  • Dry white wine icon
    Dry white wine
    750 ml (about 750 g)
  • Turkey icon
    Turkey
    1 (about 7.711 kg)
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    10 sprigs
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    340.5 g (about 1 ½ cups)
  • Bourbon icon
    Bourbon
    283.75 g (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • Maple syrup icon
    Maple syrup
    113.5 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Orange juice icon
    Orange juice
    283.75 g (about 1 cups)

Tools

  • kCook icon Water
  • kCook icon Paper towels
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Large roasting dish
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl
  • kCook icon Large resealable plastic bag

Step preview

  1. Add brown sugar, sea salt, onion granules, chili flakes, fresh rosemary, bay leaves, white pepper, black peppercorns, allspice, chili flakes and dry white wine to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Mix with MC in place - approx 10 sec, speed 6
  4. Add turkey to a clean large resealable plastic bag
  5. Pour mixture into meat
  6. Marinate in fridge - approx 24 hr
  7. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  8. Rinse with water
  9. Pat dry with paper towels
  10. Transfer meat to large roasting dish
  11. Stuff orange and fresh thyme into the meat
  12. Add unsalted butter, bourbon, maple syrup, orange juice and fresh thyme to the TM5 bowl
  13. Heat - approx 10 min, 100°C, speed 1
  14. Transfer half of mixture to meat
  15. Insert
  16. Cook - 1 hr, 175°C
  17. Transfer mixture to meat
  18. Reduce - 160°C
  19. Cook - 2 min 30 sec, 160°C
  20. Baste continuously with tablespoon
  21. Remove
  22. Let rest on surface - 20 min
  23. Garnish with orange, pomegranate and bay leaves
  24. Slice
  25. Serve
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