Turkey With Orange Honey Glaze
|Rubbed sage||2 Teaspoon|
|Dried thyme||1 Pinch|
|Turkey||20 Pound (1 Bird)|
|Orange||1 Small, peeled and halved|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted|
|Orange juice||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Orange marmalade||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Pinch|
In a small bowl, combine sage, salt, pepper and thyme; mix well.
Rub 2 teaspoons inside the turkey; set the remainder aside.
Place orange inside turkey.
Skewer openings; tie drumsticks together.
Place on a rack in a roasting pan.
Combine remaining sage mixture with butter; brush over turkey.
Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 5-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 170°, basting every 30 minutes.
When turkey begins to brown, cover lightly with foil.
In a saucepan, combine remaining ingredients; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
Brush over turkey.
Continue to bake, uncovered, 30 minutes to 1 hour longer or until thermometer reads 185°, brushing with glaze occasionally.
Remove from the oven; cover and let stand 20 minutes before carving.
Thicken pan juices for gravy if desired.
Calories 322 Calories from Fat 141
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16 g24.1%
Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 144.6 mg48.2%
Sodium 220.4 mg9.2%
Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.8%
Dietary Fiber 0.21 g0.82%
Sugars 2 g
Protein 40 g80.8%
Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C 4.4%
Calcium 3.7% Iron 14.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet