Grilled Thanksgiving Turkey

Free up your oven, get rid of the mess, and add a delicious smoky flavor to your turkey this year.  Grilling your turkey is a sure fire way to prepare a tender and juicy Thanksgiving entrée!

Grilled Thanksgiving Turkey
Grilled Thanksgiving Turkey

Prep:  15 minutes    Cook:  4 hours 

Ingredients

12 pounds whole turkey

2 cups water

3 tablespoons chicken bouillon powder

2 teaspoons garlic powder

2 teaspoons onion powder

1 teaspoon poultry seasoning

1/2 teaspoon chopped parsley

1 teaspoon paprika

Directions

1. Prepare an outdoor grill for indirect medium heat, and lightly oil grate. Rinse turkey, and pat dry.

2. Place turkey breast side down on the prepared grill. Sear turkey on both sides until skin is golden to dark brown.

3. In a large roasting pan, mix together the water, bouillon powder, garlic powder, onion powder, poultry seasoning, parsley, and paprika.

4. Place turkey breast side down in the roasting pan. Scoop the pan mixture over the turkey. Cover tightly with foil and place on grill.

5. Grill 3 to 4 hours, until the internal temperature of the thigh reaches 180 degrees F (85 degrees C). Remove turkey from grill and let stand 15 minutes before carving.

Recipe courtesy of allrecipes.com

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Author: Archadeck of Chicagoland

As the owner of Archadeck of Chicagoland, I am dedicated to helping our Chicagoland homeowners create and enjoy the outdoor living space of their dreams. We believe the great outdoors is a place for families and friends to come together for fun and laughter.

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