Stuffed Roast Turkey
|Turkey/1 recipe country turkey||10 Pound, cleaned|
|Hot chili pepper||1⁄2 Pound|
|Lemon||1 , juiced|
|Onion||1 , cubed|
|Celery stalks||1 , cut in large pieces|
|Celery seeds||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Chicken stock||2 Cup (32 tbs), heated|
Preheat oven to 400 Â°F (200 Â°C).
Season cavity of turkey with salt and pepper. Fill with stuffing. Carefully peel away skin from meat on breast portions of turkey. Slide pieces of chili pepper butter between skin and meat. Truss turkey and season well. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
Place turkey in large roasting pan. Cook 30 minutes at 400 Â°F (200 Â°C). Reduce heat to 325 Â°F (160 Â°C); continue cooking 2 hours and 30 minutes. Baste turkey every 15 minutes.
Remove cooked turkey from roasting pan and keep hot but do not carve.
To make sauce, place roasting pan on stove over high heat. Add vegetables and seasonings; cook 7 minutes. Mix in flour and cook 4 minutes over medium heat. Pour in chicken stock and mix well. Cook 7 minutes.
Strain sauce and serve with turkey.