Mouth Watering Turkey Recipes For Thanksgiving Dinner

How turkey made its way on the American’s dinning table on Thanksgiving day is a mystery but if you love the bird and want to know how to cook perfect turkey for Thanksgiving dinner, then here are some quick recipes.

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How turkey made its way on the American’s dinning table on Thanksgiving day is a mystery but if you love the bird and want to know how to cook perfect turkey for Thanksgiving dinner, then here are some quick recipes.

Grilled Turkey Breast

The grilled meet turkey adds an unexpected flavor in Thanksgiving dinner.  It is moist, smoky seasoned with garlic powder, sage,  paprika and thyme. Learn how to cook grilled turkey breast quickly at home.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter stick (Preferably soft butter)
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 2 teaspoons thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 turkey breast bone-in (Preferably fresh)
  • 2 cups wood chips

Method Of Preparation

Preparation

Take wood chips and soak it in enough water for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, put cup chip in the middle of each of 2 sheets of aluminium foil. Roll it tight to prepare 2 packets. Poke it with fork to let smoke escape from packets.

Get ready the grill for indirect medium heat. Leave the oven for preheating at medium. The temperature should be 350 F – 375 F.

The Final Making

  • Take a bowl and add butter, sage, thyme, paprika, garlic and butter in the it. Blend it well to prepare a mix. Take ½ of the mix and rub it under the turkey skin. Rub the other half on the surface.
  • Turn off one burner and place the foil packets on the lit side of gril.

Place turkey on unlit side and close the oven. The turkey will take 1-1 1/2 hour to cook. Remove the pan and after 20 minutes, transfer the Grilled Turkey Breast on platter.

Healthy Turkey Burger Recipe

The turkey burger is the something that will surprise your little guests on Thanksgiving evening and even the elder ones. It is quick to prepare and will satisfy your burger crave on celebration night.

Ingredients

1 ground turkey

1 egg

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoon chopped parsley

2 garlic cloves minced

Koshar salt

1 tbsp extra virgin oil

Lettuce leaves

Tomato slices

Hamburger buns

Black pepper

Mayonnaise

Preparation Method

  • Take a large size bowl and add in it turkey, garlic, egg, parsley, sauce, pepper and salt. Make patties from the mix.
  • Take skillet and put oil on it. Roast patties over it until it gets golden brown, the way you slow roast turkey breast.
  • Take the bun, and put the patty in it with toppings that you like.
  • The healthy turkey burger recipes ends here. It is simple and yum, isn’t it.

Oven Cooked Turkey Breast

Ingredients

  • Butter ½ cup (Preferably soft butter)
  • Garlic cloves 1
  • Paprika 1 teaspoon
  • Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper
  • Turkey breast with skin
  • Shallot minced 1 teaspoon
  • Butter 1 tablespoon
  • Dry white wine
  • Chicken stock 1cup
  • Garlic and herb seasoning ½ teaspoon
  • All-purpose flour 3 tablespoon
  • Half and half 2 tablespoon

Method To Prepare

  • Preheat the oven. The temperature should be 350 F
  • Take a bowl and add the following ingredients in it. Butter ¼ cup, Italian seasoning, herb seasoning, salt, garlic, garlic and herb seasoning.
  • Place the turkey breast along with skin into the roasting pan. Brush the half mixture into the skin and half over the turkey.
  • Cover it in aluminium foil
  • Roast turkey for one hour in the oven, and then apply the remaining mix over it. Place it inside the oven again till the temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  • The turkey is cooked and ready to serve. Let the turkey rest for 10-15 minutes before serving.
  • For gravy, transfer the drippings of the pan in the skillet, cook shallot in turkey leftover oil till it gets opaque. Melt one tablespoon butter in it along with whisked white wine. Mix chicken stock and flour in it. Keep whisking it till the texture gets smoother. For a creamier texture, add half-and-half in mix after whisking.

If you want to know how to cook a turkey breast in the oven so that it doesn’t get dry. Try the following tips.

  • Marinate the turkey overnight
  • Keep some water in the oven along with turkey to add moisture.

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