Grilled Turkey

Grilled Turkey

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"Great grilled turkey! My grill is an old one that has a hinged top. I open all of the vents and prop the lid open about 2 to 3 inches with a stick...man does it get hot! Do not spill the juices and wine on the coals, as they are extremely flammable."

Ingredients

4 h servings 369 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 369 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 46 g
  • 92%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 134 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 113 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a pot style grill, fill the bottom with a 5 pound bag of charcoals. Light the charcoal, and when ready, spread to cover the bottom of grill.
  2. Wash the turkey down and stuff with onion. Rub the exterior down with salt and pepper.
  3. Place the turkey in a deep aluminum roasting pan. Place the pan on the grill's grate. Pour wine over the turkey. Cover the top of the turkey with foil.
  4. Cover the grill with the lid and open the vents. Grill the turkey for 60 to 90 minutes, or until meat is to your liking. Baste frequently. You might need to add water to the pan if the wine evaporates.
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Fantastic, juicy turkey, quite tender. Delicious!!

After trying this the first time, I've never gone back to an oven again. faster, jucier and incredible crispy skin. My favorite way is yo put it straight in the grill with an aluminum pan under ...

This was a HIT with family & my husbands airmen during the holidays of 2006!!! I've made it many times since then for our family sunday gatherings

I have been cooking turkeys on a Weber Grill for over 40 years and I have never cooked one over direct heat. Maybe I don't understand the method described here. I use indirect heat by placing ...

Great recipe! I brined the turkey overnight, otherwise I followed the recipe. Some family members were skeptical about a grilled turkey, but the first bite wiped their skepticism away. I will de...

Love it! This is the kind of recipe you want when your cooking for a large group. You can bake one Turkey while the other is out on the grill. Yum-O!

Have been grilling our turkey for years.... it frees the oven up for the vegetables and pies. Even when we have had snow at Thanksgiving,the grill is on the deck, right outside the kitchen, for...

It is imperative that the internal temperature of your turkey is 165° F – use a thermometer. If you don’t have a thermometer, the “juices” should run clear and the leg should “wiggle” freely!”

This is the best way to cook turkey!! I used a bottle of sparkling white wine and the gravy was amazing. Love love love this recipe!!