Apple Cider Turkey

This sounds super good


  1. 13-14 lb Turkey (Washed)
  2. 4 Oranges
  3. Apple Cider
  4. 1 cup cosher salt
  5. I cup brown sugar
  6. Garlic 8-10 cloves(crushed)
  7. Ginger 8-10 (slices)
  8. 4 Oranges quartered
  9. Clean Bucket/cooler (to hold turkey)
  10. 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  11. 2 tbls red pepper flakes
  12. Sprigs sage, rosemary, thyme (2 each)
  13. Bag ice


  1. Warm apple cider and dissolve salt and brown sugar add to bucket with water(just enough to cover turkey)

  2. Add cider mixture to bucket with apple cider vinegar, add garlic, ginger, pepper flakes. Place rosemary,thyme, sage.

  3. Add Turkey and bag of ice. Marinate overnight in cool area. (Chilled outside or in fridge with ice)

  4. Place in roasting pan, pat dry, remove sage,thyme,rosemary

  5. Brush extra virgin olive oil on both sides.

  6. Cook breast upsidedown add 1 bottle reds alcohol @ to 325° for 1hr20min

  7. Flip bird right side up baste and cook @300-325 for 1hr/1hr 10min

  8. Brush on butter baste and cook till 160° (internal)remove from grill wrap in foil and rest for 1hr.

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