Place turkey in the oven and pour 2 cups turkey stock into the bottom of the roasting pan.
Austin peck. Pull the neck and giblets out of the cavity. A simple oven roasted turkey recipe seasoned with fresh herbs garlic and lemon and baked till golden brown. Ditch the liver and save the rest of the giblets for gravy. I have been cooking my thanksgiving turkey this way since 2007.
Combine salt black pepper and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Press the salt and pepper into the outside skin on the turkey. Dry the turkey with paper. Place turkey breast side up on top of the vegetables in the roasting pan.
Preheat turbo oven to 4600f2400c. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set a rack at the lowest position in the oven and preheat to 325 degrees f. Position rack to the lower third of your oven and preheat oven to 4500.
Bast turkey at 20 minutes intervals with melted butter. Pat turkey dry with paper towels and season the cavity generously with salt and pepper. Smear a thick coating of room temperature butter melted butter or olive oil all over the outside of the turkey. Place the turkey into the oven on the lowest rack so it is sitting directly in the center of the oven.
Remove the turkey from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. Cook for 2 hours. Whenever the drippings evaporate add stock to moisten them about 1 to 2 cups at a time. Arrange turkey directly on wire rack.
Watch how to make this recipe. Seasoning is a big part of preparing a turkey for the oven. I was very skeptical the first time i tried this technique for cooking turkey but it has nev. If turkey becomes to browncover with foil secured with toothpicks.
Bake for about 13 to 15 minutes per pound or until the internal temperature reaches about 160f in the thickest part of the thigh. Pat the outside and inside of the turkey dry with paper towels. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees f. Sprinkle the outside of the turkey with salt and pepper.
Serve oven roasted turkey with fresh vegetables. Baste all over every 30 minutes with the juices on the bottom of the pan. Place onion celery and carrot in a large shallow roasting pan. Preheat oven to 325 degrees f 165 degrees c.
Tie the legs together and tuck the wing tips under. Position an aluminum foil tent over the turkey.