Ginger and Garlic Rubbed Turkey


by: Tatiana

A delicious recipe for Thanksgiving!


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serves: 12

2 tbsp onion powder

2 tbsp garlic powder

2 tbsp of ground ginger

2 tsp ground black pepper

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup soy sauce

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 10-12 pound fresh or frozen turkey

1 medium onion, cut into quarters

1 3 inch piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced

8 cloves garlic

vegetable oil

Nutrition Facts
Ginger and Garlic Rubbed Turkey

Servings Per Recipe: 12

Amount per Serving

Calories: 614

  • Total Fat: 28.4 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 6.6 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 1385.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1005.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  •     Sugars: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 77.3 g

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1.  Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a small bowl mix together onion powder, garlic powder, ground ginger, pepper and salt. Divide spice mixture in half and set one half aside. Stir soy sauce and the 2 tbsp oil into the spice mixture.

2.  Remove neck and giblets. Rinse turkey and pat dry. Starting at the neck of the turkey loosen the skin by sliding your fingers underneath it and rub 3/4 of the soy paste underneath the skin.

3.  Season the body with the remaining soy paste. Place onion, fresh ginger and garlic in body cavity.

4.  Place turkey, breast side up on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Rub oil and the reserved spice mixture over the entire turkey. Cover the turkey with foil.

5.  Roast for 2 1/2 hours. Remove foil. Roast for 15 to 30 minutes more.

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