A roasted turkey buffe can be the perfect hot roast meat to serve for your Christmas lunch or dinner. Be sure to grab one of our delicious Free Range Turkeys for the best flavour and quality.
We have put together some useful hint and tips to cook the perfect roast turkey. This recipe will help you cook the perfect roast turkey every time! It all comes down to the right cooking and resting times also basting the turkey throughout the cooking period.
Roast Turkey Buffe Ingredients
- 2kg Turkey Buffe Bone & Rolled
- Salt & pepper
- Cooking oil
- Chicken stock
Roast Turkey Buffe Method
- Start by rinsing your turkey under cold water and then dry out the skin by pressing with paper towel to absorb the moisture.
- Preheat your oven to 160º degrees, grease a wire rack and place inside a backing dish.
- Place your turkey on top of rack, season well with oil, salt & pepper
- Add 1 ½ to 2 cups of water underneath the turkey. To add more flavour substitute the water for stock.
- Cover your turkey with alfoil and place in the oven for 1 hour.
- After the first 1 hour remove the foil from turkey turn heat up to 180º and continue to roast for a further 20 – 30 minutes. basting your turkey every 10 mins with the stock that is in the bottom of the baking dish.
- To check your turkey is cooked either use a temperature gauge or pierce with a skewer and look for clear juices to be running out.
- Once cooked, cover your turkey with foil and tea towel then allow to rest for 30 mins minimum.
- Allow 20 – 25 mins per 500g of turkey weight
- You can also glaze your roasted turkey buffe by basting with a glaze for the last 40 mins of cooking time.
- Internal temperature 72º C.
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