The Perfect Roast Turkey on the Big Green Egg

A turkey roasted on the Big Green Egg is a simple, yet elegant centerpiece for your holiday meal. Check out this turkey recipe, get your Big Green Egg charcoal on hand and enjoy! And free up your oven for other food. We have all the BGE’s and accessories you need at our Showroom in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Ingredients

  • 1 turkey, cleaned thoroughly
  • Poultry seasoning
  • 1 whole onion cut in half
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2 cups chicken broth, wine or water

Instructions

Set the EGG up for indirect cooking with the convEGGtor at 325°F/163°C. Use a handful of pecan chips for a light, smoky flavor and to provide a deep brown color to the turkey.

Spread the seasoning generously over the outside of the bird. Load the bird onto a Vertical Poultry Roaster or Rib and Roasting Rack, then place into a drip pan. Add the onion and celery to the drip pan. Fill the pan with chicken broth, wine, or water.

Cook for 12 minutes per pound until the turkey has reached a safe minimum internal temperature of 165°F/74°C throughout the product. Reserve the drippings from the drip pan to make gravy.

 

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