Roast Turkey with Pastis Sauce

Roast Turkey with Pastis Sauce

  • Preparation 40 min
  • Cooking 2 h 10 min
  • Marinating 3 days
  • Servings 8
  • Freezes Yes
Featured in RICARDO Magazine (FALL 2015)

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Ingredients

  • Turkey

    • 1 turkey, about 11 lb (5 kg)
    • 5 tsp table salt
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) whole-grain mustard
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) maple syrup
    • 1 large cauliflower, cut into large florets
    • 3 bell peppers, seeded and cut into strips
    • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • Sauce

    • 1 tbsp cornstarch
    • 4 cups (1 litre) low-sodium chicken broth
    • 2 shallots, coarsely chopped
    • 2 tbsp butter
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) maple syrup
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) pastis (or other anise-flavoured liqueur)
    • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Preparation

  • Turkey

  • Sauce

Note from Ricardo

Try to avoid green bell peppers as they taste slightly more bitter.

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