Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe: How to Cook Tender Juicy Turkey – How to Make Homemade Turkey Gravy
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Easy Thanksgiving turkey and Turkey Gravy recipe
Tender Juicy Turkey recipe
Defrost turkey… sit frozen turkey on kitchen counter for 3 days to completely defrost
Remove turkey gizzards, heart, liver and neck from cavity
Remove slime and cut excess fat
Rinse turkey with salt and water
2 TBS of Seasoning salt, 1 TBS garlic powder, 1 TBS onion powder, 1 TBS of sage, 1 tsp of thyme, 1 tsp of rosemary, 1 tsp of pepper
Drizzle melted butter on both sides of turkey, rub well
Sprinkle a generous amount of seasoning onto turkey
Place in refrigerator and marinate for 3 days
After 3 days….. chop up 1 onion and 2 green peppers, and place in cavity of turkey.
PRE HEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES
Chop up 1 green pepper and onion into very small pieces
Place 1 tbs of flour in an oven bag. Add chopped green peppers and onions.
Place turkey in bag
Tie a knot at the end of bag and cut 6 1/2 inch splits on top of bag
Place in baking pan and bake until thermometer reads 160 degrees in thickest part of turkey
Place turkey neck, liver, heart, and gizzards, in a small pot. Add 1 tb of butter.
Add 3 cups of water and 2 cups of chicken broth/slurry (6 tbs of flour)
Simmer over medium heat until gravy thickens
Poor over turkey once done