Maple Bourbon Turkey

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Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 3 hours
Servings: 8
Ingredients:
1 (12 pounds) turkey
8 cup chicken broth
1 stick butter (softened)
1 tsp. thyme
2 garlic clove (minced)
1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. minced rosemary
1 tsp. paprika
1 lemon (wedged)
1 onion
1 orange (wedged)
1 apple (wedged)
Maple Bourbon Glaze:
¾ cup bourbon
½ cup maple syrup
1 stick butter (melted)
1 tbsp. lime
Directions:
1. Wash the turkey meat inside and out under cold running water.
2. Insert the onion, lemon, orange, and apple into the turkey cavity.
3. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, paprika, thyme, garlic, basil,
pepper, salt, basil, and rosemary.
4. Brush the turkey generously with the herb butter mixture.
5. Set a rack into a roasting pan and place the turkey on the rack. Put 5
cups of chicken broth into the bottom of the roasting pan.
6. Preheat the grill to 350°F with lid closed for 15 minutes, using maple
traegers.
7. Place the roasting pan in the grill and cook for 1 hour.
8. Meanwhile, combine all the maple bourbon glaze ingredients in a
mixing bowl. Mix until well combined.
9. Baste the turkey with a glaze mixture. Continue cooking, basting
turkey every 30 minutes and adding more broth as needed for 2 hours,
or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F.
10. Take off the turkey from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes.
Cut into slices and serve.
Nutrition:
Calories: 1536
Fat 58.6g
Carbs: 24g
Protein: 20.1g

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