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
    2075
based on 1 ratings

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

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • Orange icon
    Orange
    1 (200g)
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    x 2 (about 400g)
  • Pomegranate icon
    Pomegranate
    x 1 (about 155g)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    ¾ cup
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    4½ tbsp
  • Onion granules icon
    Onion granules
    ¾ cup
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    8 tbsp (19g)
  • Fresh rosemary icon
    Fresh rosemary
    20 sprigs
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    14
  • White pepper icon
    White pepper
    1 tbsp (6g)
  • Black peppercorns icon
    Black peppercorns
    3 tbsp (19g)
  • Allspice icon
    Allspice
    3 tbsp (18g)
  • Dry white wine icon
    Dry white wine
    750g (about 3⅛ cups)
  • Turkey icon
    Turkey
    1 (7711g)
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    20 sprigs
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    12 ounces (about 1½ cups)
  • Bourbon icon
    Bourbon
    10 ounces (1¼ cups)
  • Maple syrup icon
    Maple syrup
    5½ tbsp
  • Orange juice icon
    Orange juice
    10 ounces (1⅛ 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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