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
    4118
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This holiday Turkey recipe has been adapted by Thermomix US for use with the TM5.

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019

Ingredients

  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    170g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    85g
  • Onion granules icon
    Onion granules
    113g
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    19g
  • Fresh rosemary icon
    Fresh rosemary
    about 20 sprigs
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    14g
  • White pepper icon
    White pepper
    6g
  • Black peppercorns icon
    Black peppercorns
    19g
  • Allspice icon
    Allspice
    18g
  • Dry white wine icon
    Dry white wine
    750g
  • Turkey icon
    Turkey
    7711g
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    200g
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    about 20 sprigs
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    340g
  • Bourbon icon
    Bourbon
    298ml
  • Maple syrup icon
    Maple syrup
    80ml
  • Orange juice icon
    Orange juice
    258ml
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    400g
  • Pomegranate icon
    Pomegranate
    155g

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