How to roast a turkey

How to roast a turkey

How to roast a turkey


Under the Food Recipes, we are going to share How to cook a whole turkey. Turkey is a type of bird and a source of white meat, and turkeys have particular importance on occasions and resolve, especially during Thanksgiving and Christmas, as a table is not devoid of roast turkey dish. There are several ways to prepare a delicious dish of turkey, whether it is grilled and stuffed with vegetables Or rice, fried, or boiled with soup.

Roast turkey 


  • Turkey, 8kgs. 
  • A quarter cup of honey. 
  • Two tablespoons of lemon zest. 
  • Pinch of black pepper. 
  • 1 tablespoon of dried wild thyme. 
  • Five mashed garlic cloves. 

Turkey ingredients: 
  • Two tablespoons of salt. 
  • Tablespoon of black pepper. 
  • 1 tablespoon of dried wild thyme. 
  • Two cubes of chicken broth. 
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped rosemary. 
  • Two onions, sliced. 
  • Head of garlic. 
  • Two limes cut into slices. 
  • Sliced ​​oranges. 
  • Three tablespoons of butter. 
  • Two tablespoons of olive oil. 
  • Three leaves of bay leaf. 
  • A teaspoon of ground cardamom.

  • Two cups of rice, a short grain. 
  • Three tablespoons of olive oil. 
  • Medium onion, finely chopped. 
  • Three crushed garlic cloves. 
  • A quarter cup of parsley. 
  • Three tablespoons of pine.

How to prepare 

  • Rinse the turkey thoroughly, and clean it from excess skin or unwanted fats, then leave it aside until it gets rid of excess water. 
  • Mix the ingredients of the marinade with black pepper, wild thyme, and garlic, after mashing it well in a large bowl, then rub the rooster in it from all sides, put it in the refrigerator and leave the rooster until the marinade is absorbed throughout the night. 
  • Take the turkey out of the fridge, then thaw the chicken stock cubes in warm water, and set aside. 
  • Drain the dressing and place the turkey in a clean tray. 
  • Place bay and cardamom leaves inside the rooster, and in another bowl, mix rosemary and thyme, with onions, garlic, lemon, and orange. 
  • Squeeze a little orange and lemon over the mixture, and add salt and black pepper. 
  • Cook the rice in water, season with a little salt for ten minutes, then filter it from the water and put it in a bowl. 
  • Heat the olive oil, add the chopped onions, and stir it well until it becomes a little fried, then add the chopped garlic to it. 
  • Reduce the heat and add the boiled rice, and cook for ten minutes, then add the roasted pine, mix the ingredients, then add the parsley. 
  • Fill the dazzling rooster with the cold rice mixture, and tie the two legs to keep the filling inside the rooster. Mix the butter and oil together with your hands, where the butter is at room temperature, then rub the butter mixture over the turkey and under the skin. 
  • Place aluminum a little butter paper on a greased baking tray, and above my cock with herbs and spices previously processed on the cock and around it, and then for in turkey aluminum foil tightly, then the oven Enter it. 
  • Leave the rooster in the oven at 180 ° C for four hours, or until you are sure it is cooked. 
  • Open aluminum foil from time to time, until you water it with the broth at the bottom of the rooster, then leave the aluminum foil open when it is close to ripening until it has browned on all sides.


  • You can do without stuffing the rooster with rice and replace it with vegetables, such as zucchini, carrots, a head of garlic, and onions. 
  • When taking the turkey out of the oven, put it at room temperature, covered for fifteen minutes, until it relaxes and collects its juices, and it is easy to cut it without breaking up.

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