Grand Marnier Turkey Recipe

Grand Marnier Turkey is a popular Christmas recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Grand Marnier Turkey by following this easy recipe.
Grand Marnier Turkey Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 12 Pounds turkey
  • 3 Cups grand marnier
  • 1 Cup unsalted butter
  • 4 Oranges, juice only
  • 2 Pounds mixed dried fruit
  • 4 Granny smith apples, in wedges
  • 1 Cup golden raisins
  • 3 Cups tequila
  • 9 Ounces chipotle peppers
How to make Grand Marnier Turkey:
  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Rinse the turkey under cold running water and pat dry, set aside.
  • Mix the dried fruit, raisins, and apples in a medium-size bowl.
  • Place orange juice and chipotle peppers into a blender or food processor and process for about 1 minute.
  • Add 1 cup each of tequila and grand marnier to it and then pour the mixture over the fruit.
  • Let rest for about 15 minutes.
  • Drain the fruit and reserve the liquid.
  • Cut half the butter into 1/2 inch pieces and mix it with the fruit.
  • Now stuff the cavity of the turkey with most of the fruit.
  • Put the turkey in a roasting bag and arrange the remaining fruit on top of the bird.
  • Pour the reserved liquid over it.
  • Combine rest of the tequila and Grand Marnier with it.
  • Inject the mixture all over the turkey with the syringe.
  • Melt rest of the butter and carefully pour it over the turkey in the roasting bag.
  • Close the bag and cut 1/4-inch slit on the top to let the steam escape.
  • Put it in a roasting pan and roast for about 2 -1/2 hours.
  • Every 30 minutes open the bag and inject more liquor.
  • When ready to serve, slit open bag, and place the turkey on a platter, and scoop out the fruit stuffing.
  • Place all the fruit in a serving bowl and strain the juices that have accumulated in the bag.
  • Skim off any fat, and serve it.