Apple Cider Turkey
This sounds super good
- 13-14 lb Turkey (Washed)
- 4 Oranges
- Apple Cider
- 1 cup cosher salt
- I cup brown sugar
- Garlic 8-10 cloves(crushed)
- Ginger 8-10 (slices)
- 4 Oranges quartered
- Clean Bucket/cooler (to hold turkey)
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbls red pepper flakes
- Sprigs sage, rosemary, thyme (2 each)
- Bag ice
Warm apple cider and dissolve salt and brown sugar add to bucket with water(just enough to cover turkey)
Add cider mixture to bucket with apple cider vinegar, add garlic, ginger, pepper flakes. Place rosemary,thyme, sage.
Add Turkey and bag of ice. Marinate overnight in cool area. (Chilled outside or in fridge with ice)
Place in roasting pan, pat dry, remove sage,thyme,rosemary
Brush extra virgin olive oil on both sides.
Cook breast upsidedown add 1 bottle reds alcohol @ to 325° for 1hr20min
Flip bird right side up baste and cook @300-325 for 1hr/1hr 10min
Brush on butter baste and cook till 160° (internal)remove from grill wrap in foil and rest for 1hr.
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