whiskey turkey

easy to make! the best turkey EVER! moist and flavorful!




1 thawed turkey or
fresh turkey
2 bunches of fresh sage
2 bunches of fresh rosemary
1 qt. of whisky (canadian LTD or
2-1/2 cube butter/ margerine
5 cans Swansons chicken broth/stalk
5 stalks of celery
1 md. onion
1 orange
1 lemon
1 Tbsp diced garlic
1 turkey injector
1 box stuffing
1 8 oz. cup
2 lg. eggs


wash turkey under water take out neck and pouch. set turkey on rack in turkey roaster oven. take paper towels and dry turkey off. use fingers to seperate skin on brest of turkey. take 1 1/2 cubes of margerine/butter and put under the skin.take 4 stems of sage and stuff under each side of breast skin.take 1/2 cube butter/margerine and smooth over surface of turkey.salt and pepper. take remainder of sage and a couple stems of rosemary and place on turkey.roll orange and lemon viggerusly on cutting board. slice in half orange & lemon. sqeeze 1/2 lemon & half Orange inside turkey. set used halves on cutting board.squeeze other halves on outside of turkey.dice up onion. one cup goes arround turkey in bottom of roaster. reserve the rest for stuffing.cut up 2 celery stalks and add to bottom of roaster. cut up the used Orange and Lemon place in bottom of roaster & rosemary.open 4 cans of chicken broth/stalk. pour broth/stalk in roaster. Now for the whiskey! in the 8oz cup add rosemary flecks,a little butter & whiskey and heat up in the microwave. take injector and fill injector with whiskey mix inject turkey all over as much as you want. then when done injecting, pour the rest of the whiskey in to roaster. also add some to inside of turkey but not a lot. remember you just injected it into the turkey.now take the rest of the celery and chop it up.in a pan put the rest of the butter and the onion and celery and heat it until the onion is almost see through. once that is done pour celery and onion in a mixing bowl and let cool some. then open box of stuffing and pour into bowl. add 2 eggs and 1 cup broth from remaining can of swansons chicken broth. mix well and stuff turkey by hand trying not to ruin the looks of what you just did earlier. if you did ruin just replace everything like it was. Now place lid on roaster and cook at 375 for 20 minutes then reduce heat to 325 for remainder of cooking time suggested for stuffed turkey in it's pounds. you will also want to baste the turkey every so often.

Author's Comments

Put garlic in bottom of roaster pan---sorry
usually in a roaster it takes less time.just keep cooking turkey until legs fall away from body.
i made this turkey 2 years in a row and my husband asks for it now he says it's the best he has ever had. My mother says I learned from the best even though i made this up myself. :0) The turkey turns out very juicy and the aroma is wonderful. hope you enjoy. i am going to make this turkey again this year and when i do i will take a picture of it and post it.if your turkey is too tall for your roaster lid to fit snug take some tin foil and form a new ridge arround edges of roaster to have lid fit. works great.

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1 Recipe Reviews


ivybrookfarm reviewed whiskey turkey on November 9, 2010

i am going to make it again this year and i will try and get a picture of it if i remember! this turkey is so AWESOME!