Salt-Rubbed Roasted Turkey

Salt-Rubbed Roasted Turkey

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 2 h
  • Marinating 3 days
  • Servings 10
  • Nut-free
  • Egg-free

Categories

Ingredients

  • Salt Rub

    • 7 tsp (35 ml) fine salt (table salt)
    • 1 tbsp thyme, chopped
    • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • Roasted Turkey

    • 1 turkey, about 16 lbs (7 kg) (see note)
    • 1/3 cup (75 g) unsalted butter, softened
    • 4 cups (1 litre) chicken broth
    • 2 cups (500 ml) white vermouth or white wine or white port wine
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) honey

Preparation

  • Salt Rub

  • Roated Turkey

Note from Ricardo

The curing step may be done on a fresh or frozen turkey. Allow it to thaw and cure at the same time in the refrigerator.

Personal Note