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Evil Turkey

Evil Turkey

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    3 h 30 m
  • Ready In

    4 h
Dreamthief

Dreamthief

This recipe makes the best turkey ever. It's great for Thanksgiving, potlucks, or dinner parties. Its can be made a day in advance to save time. It's a wonderful dish with just the right amount of spice that will fill your whole neighborhood with an enchanting aroma.

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  • Calories:
  • 529 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 67.6 g
  • 135%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 196 mg
  • 65%
  • Sodium:
  • 234 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Stir together the onion, roasted red peppers, whiskey, and garlic and place this mixture inside the cavity of the bird. Mince chipotle peppers in a food processor until about the consistency of spaghetti sauce. Rub half of the chipotles on the outside of the turkey, and place the rest inside the bird cavity. Place turkey in a roasting bag; close the bag according to the bag directions, and place onto a roasting pan.
  3. Bake the turkey in the preheated oven until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 3 1/2 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone should read 180 degrees F (82 degrees C). Remove the turkey from the oven, and allow to rest in a warm area 10 to 15 minutes before slicing.
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namaste
21

namaste

12/17/2009

I used this recipe for the stuffing but with an addition. I first fried together the chopped onion, the garlic and a fresh red bell pepper, then added the can of roasted peppers, the can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (which I found in a Mexican grocery) and the cup of whiskey. This was the best tasting turkey I ever had, and everybody around the table was delighted. I do not eat hot or spicy food, and I was afraid that the chipotle pepper sauce would be too hot, but actually it is not, and it adds a very special flavor to the whole turkey.

Joanne
13

Joanne

3/22/2010

This is terrific. I made it a day in advance of a large family gathering. The flavors were subtle; not hot or too spicy. The meat was very moist and tasty. I used the leftovers to make the Tex Mex Soup from this website.

southern_rn
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southern_rn

12/1/2010

This recipe is the bomb! I was scared to death whole time it was roasting but was completely surprised when it came out great! I followed the instructions as is and you guys, it's really not spicy at all and the flavors really do come through! I completely recommend this if you're like me and looking for something with some intrigue to it!

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