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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12 h 50 m servings 800 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 800 kcal
  • 40%
  • Fat:
  • 50 g
  • 77%
  • Carbs:
  • 1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 81.4 g
  • 163%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 316 mg
  • 105%
  • Sodium:
  • 441 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.



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 ...

Great injectable marinade and rub! Much better than the store bought one. Everybody loved it and it made for the best turkey yet!

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