Teriyaki Glazed Whole Turkey

Cook Time

180 Mins

Cooking Method

Barbecue

Cuisine

American

Difficulty

Easy

Prep Time

15 Mins

Servings

8-10



Ingredients


1/2 Cup Apple Cider

1/4 Cup Melted Butter, Unsalted

1 Teaspoon Cornstarch

2 Finely Chopped Garlic, Cloves

1/2 Teaspoon Ginger, Ground

2 Tablespoon Honey

2 TABLESPOON Pit Boss Champion Chicken Seasoning

2 Tablespoon Soy Sauce

1 (12 - 15 lbs ) Thawed (if Previously Frozen) Turkey

1 Tablespoon Water, Cold



Cooking Instructions


Put a tasty spin on the classic holiday bird with this Teriyaki Glazed Whole Turkey recipe, perfect for a Thanksgiving meal or any gathering. This recipe uses a marinade which is injected into the turkey, keeping it moist throughout the cook. The remaining marinade is then used in the glaze.

How to BBQ a Whole Turkey

We recommend setting the grill to 300°F and barbecuing the whole turkey until the breasts and thighs reach an internal temperature of 165°F to 170°F.

Turkey Marinade

In a saucepan, whisk together melted butter, garlic, soy sauce, apple cider, ground ginger, and honey. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer. Inject the mixture into the thickest parts of the breast, thighs, and wings. You will have some remaining liquid which will be used for the glaze later.

  • 1/2 CUP APPLE CIDER
  • 1/4 CUP MELTED BUTTER, UNSALTED
  • 2 FINELY CHOPPED GARLIC, CLOVES
  • 1/2 TEASPOON GINGER, GROUND
  • 2 TABLESPOON HONEY
  • 2 TABLESPOON SOY SAUCE

Note: It is recommended to use Fruit Hardwood Pellets with this recipe.

This recipe uses Pit Boss Champion Chicken Seasoning.

Shop the Pit Boss Marinade Injector

  1. Turn your Pit Boss grill to smoke mode, let the fire catch and then set to 300°F.
  2. In a saucepan, whisk together melted butter, garlic, soy sauce, apple cider, ground ginger, and honey. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer.
  3. Place the turkey in an aluminum roasting pan.
  4. With a marinade injector, fill with the mixture and pierce the meat with the needle while pushing on the plunger, injecting the flavor. You want to inject into the thickest part of the breast, thigh, and wings.
  5. Next, rub entire turkey with your favorite poultry seasoning or the Pit Boss Champion Chicken seasoning. For added flavor, throw some extra garlic gloves into the cavity and apple cider in the aluminum pan.
  6. Place the turkey in the grill and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165-170°F.
  7. In a separate bowl, mix cornstarch and cold water together and add to the leftover original mixture to create a glaze. Glaze the turkey with the remaining mixture with approximately 15-20 minutes left. Skin will darken because of the sugar in the glaze.
  8. Let the turkey rest 20-25 minutes before carving and enjoy!


Special Tools


  • ALUMINUM ROASTING PAN
  • Marinade Injector
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Sauce Pan


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To thaw a frozen turkey, allow 24 hours for every 4 to 5 lbs.



Diet Info


  • Flexible Dieting


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