Special Roast Turkey

Course : Turkey
Serves: 8
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Ingredients:

14 pound turkey
2 cups water
2 cups chicken broth -- divided
1 cup orange juice -- divided
4 tablespoons soy sauce -- divided
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
1 teaspoon dried minced onion
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
---ORANGE GIBLET GRAVY---
3/4 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup water
 

Preparation / Directions:

Place turkey on a greased rack in a roasting pan. Add water, giblets and neck to pan. Combine 1-1/4 cups broth, 3/4 cup orange juice and 2 tablespoons soy sauce; pour over turkey. Combine bouillon, onion and garlic powder; sprinkle over turkey. Bake, uncov- ered, at 3250 for 3-1/2 hours, basting every 30 minutes. When turkey begins to brown, cover lightly with foil. Remove giblets and neck when tender; set aside for gravy. Com- bine remaining broth, orange juice and soy sauce. Remove foil from turkey; pour broth mixture over turkey. Bake 30 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 1800. For gravy, remove meat from neck and discard the bones. Chop giblets and neck meat; set aside. In a saucepan, combine 2 cups pan juices, broth, orange juice and Worcester- shire sauce; mix well. Stir in thyme, sugar and pepper. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Whisk into broth mixture; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in re- served giblets and neck meat. Carve turkey; serve with gravy.

 

Nutritional Information:

8648 Calories (kcal); 417g Total Fat; (45% calories from fat); 1069g Protein; 76g Carbohydrate; 3489mg Cholesterol; 10786mg Sodium


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