//Marmalade Glazed Turkey

Marmalade Glazed Turkey

If you haven’t got Christmas lunch sorted…try this Marmalade Glazed Turkey

 

Ingredients

TURKEY

  • 1 largeturkey, thawed
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/3 cup salt reduced Butter, softened
  • 1 jar Mrs Oldbucks Pantry Mandarin Marmalade
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh sage
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • 4 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup water

GRAVY

  • 2/3 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 cups chicken stock

Method

STEP 1

Heat oven to 160°C.

STEP 2

Remove neck and giblets from turkey, rinse turkey and dry with paper towel; place onto baking tray. Loosen skin from breast and legs as much as possible with your fingers.

STEP 3

Combine butter, Mandarin Marmalade, sage and rosemary in food processor; process 15 seconds or until finely chopped. Place 1/3 cup into bowl; set aside. Spread remaining butter mixture under turkey skin. Fold wings back under turkey; secure legs.

STEP 4

Spread carrots, celery and onion in evenly across a large roasting pan. Place the turkey, breast-side up, onto the vegetables. Add 1/4 cup water to bottom of roaster.

STEP 5

Melt the reserved 1/3 cup butter mixture 15 seconds or until melted. Brush butter mixture over turkey.

STEP 6

Add the turkey to the pre-heated oven, brushing with butter mixture 2 more times, 3-3 1/2 hours. Cover the turkey breast with aluminum foil after 2 hours to prevent over browning.

STEP 7

Remove turkey from oven to the cutting board. Cover with foil; let stand 15 minutes. Remove vegetables and set aside.

STEP 8

Add flour, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper to pan juices. Cook, stirring constantly with whisk and scraping up browned bits, until mixture bubbles. Stir in 4 cups chicken stock. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens.

STEP 9

Serve with freshly cooked greens and the left over vegetables from the turkey bake…YUM

By |2019-12-22T15:25:26+11:00December 22nd, 2019|Mrs Oldbucks Pantry Recipes|0 Comments