Perfectly Paired Turkey Injection Marinade and Rub Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN ABOUT 13 hrs

Perfectly Paired Turkey Injection Marinade and Rub

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"This delicious marinade paired with the rub gives your turkey just the right amount of flavor while helping to make it melt-in-your-mouth tender and juicy. Great for deep frying or just plain old roasting."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    12 hrs 50 mins

Directions

  1. Stir chicken broth, lemon juice, 1/2 cup melted butter, 1 clove garlic, mustard powder, and ginger together in a bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate marinade for flavors to blend, about 30 minutes.
  2. Mix 1 cup softened butter, rosemary, thyme, and 2 cloves garlic together in a bowl until rub is evenly combined.
  3. Separate skin from the meat of the turkey by running your hand under the skin to separate. Spoon rub mixture evenly under the skin in several different parts of the turkey.
  4. Pour marinade into a meat injector and inject the meatiest parts of turkey with marinade, changing the angle of the needle several times.
  5. Brush turkey with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; place in roasting pan and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate turkey for 12 to 24 hours.
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Jan 31, 2014

Tried this for the first time when we deep fried our turkey. It came out absolutely delicious and was a big hit with the in-laws. We followed the recipe to the letter and the turkey was juicy a and flavorful.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 800 kcal
  • 40%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 316 mg
  • 105%
  • Fat
  • 50 g
  • 77%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 81.4 g
  • 163%
  • Sodium
  • 465 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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