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Ingredients:

• Butter
• Onions ( chopped), minced cloves
• Hard cider
• Apple peeled and chopped
• Chopped rosemary
• Foil pans, skewers, charcoal, grills, strings, plastic wrap, wire grill brushes, oven mitts
• Platters, groceries
• Turkey

Preparations:

1. Melt 3 tablespoon of butter in a saucepan. Medium heat is recommended.

2. Add garlic and red onions. Keep stirring the mixture while you add 2 tbsp chilli powder. Stir for 1 minute.

3. Pour cider now and add 3 tsp of sage and rosemary. Add salt.

4. Cook at reduced heat for 10 minutes.

Preparing the turkey:  

1. Wash the turkey well and then pat dry it.

2. Mix onions, apples, chilli powder, sage and rosemary (2 tbsp each) in a bowl.

3. Fill in the neck cavity of the turkey with some of the above mixture.

4. Now, pin the skin of the neck to its back with the help of a skewer.

5. Tie the wings of the turkey with help of a string.

6. Fill the body cavity with the rest of apple mixture.

7. Tie all the drumsticks together with the help of a string.

8. Place the turkey in a foil pan.

9. Wrap this turkey in a plastic wrap while preparing for the grilling process.

Grilling:

1. Keep the roasting pan on the grate. Keep it in the center part of the grill.

2. Now pour 2c of water in this pan.

3. Put the turkey in the pan and cover the grill.

4. It will take at least 4 hours for the turkey to get cooked.

5. Once you are done – let the turkey rest for half an hour before you start carving it.

Outdoor Charcoal Grilling

Charcoal grilling can give you an amazing flavor when you use the right technique. For tasty results use these instructions:

Prepare charcoal-covered grill by removing cooking grate and opening all vents.

Position drip pan in center of charcoal grate and place 25 to 30 briquettes along each side (lengthwise) of drip pan. Burn briquettes until covered with gray ash, about 30 minutes. Place cooking grate in grill over coals.

Prepare fresh or thawed turkey by removing giblets and neck, draining juices and patting dry with clean paper towels.

Turn wings back to hold neck skin in place and tuck legs. Brush or spray entire turkey with cooking or vegetable oil.

Place turkey, breast up, on cooking grate over drip pan. Cover grill, leaving vents open.

Add 6 to 8 briquettes to each side every 45 to 60 minutes.

Using a meat thermometer, cook turkey to internal temperature of 180° F in thigh and 170° F in breast.

10 to 16 lb. turkeys will take 2 to 3 hours to grill. When done, remove and let stand for 15 minutes before carving.

OUTDOOR GAS GRILLING

Gas grilling is a fun and easy way to get the grilled taste you’re craving. Just follow these simple instructions:

Before turning on grill, lift grate and place drip pan directly on flavorizer bars, ceramic briquettes or lava rocks. Replace grate.

Prepare grill for indirect heat cooking according to owner’s guide. Preheat burners on high for 10 to 15 minutes with lid closed.

Prepare fresh or thawed turkey by removing giblets and neck, draining juices and patting dry with clean paper towels.

Turn wings back to hold neck skin in place and tuck legs. Brush or spray entire turkey with cooking or vegetable oil.

Turn temperature down to approximately 350° F.

Place turkey, breast up, on cooking grate over drip pan. Close lid and cook with minimal peeking.

Depending on burner arrangement, it may be necessary to turn turkey over, halfway through grilling for even cooking.

Using meat thermometer, cook turkey to internal temperature of 180° F in thigh and 170° F in breast.

10 to 16 lb. turkeys will take 2 to 3 hours to grill. When done, remove and let stand for 15 minutes before carving.

 

 

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