Maple Marinated Roast Turkey Recipe

Maple Marinated Roast Turkey is a delicious American recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Maple Roasted Turkey by following this easy recipe.
Maple Marinated Roast Turkey Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 10 Pound turkey
  • 3 Celery ribs, chunked
  • 2 Medium onion, chunked

  • 1 Cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 Cup maple syrup
  • 12 Cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 4 Fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 3 Bay leaves

    Maple Butter:
  • 6 tbsp Maple syrup
  • 2 Sticks butter
  • 1 tbsp Black pepper
  • 1/4 Cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Coarse salt

    Maple Glaze:
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1/4 Cup maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper to taste
How to make Maple Marinated Roast Turkey:
  • Combine the marinade ingredients in a 2 gallon zipper lock bag.
  • Add the turkey to it and seal the bag and place it into the refrigerator overnight.
  • To make the maple butter, put all the ingredients in food processor and process till soft, set aside
  • Mix all the glaze ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to combine, add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place the rack on the lowest position in the oven.
  • Take out the turkey from the marinade and pat dry.
  • Loosen the skin over the breast, wings, and upper thighs by lightly sliding fingers under the skin.
  • Massage half the maple butter beneath the skin distributing it equally.
  • Rub the remaining of the maple butter outside of the turkey.
  • Stuff the cavity with celery and onions.
  • Tie the legs together loosely and put the turkey breast side up on the rack.
  • Roast the bird for about 3 hours till a thermometer reads 180 degrees F.
  • Now baste Marinated Roast Turkey with maple glaze every 20 minutes and tent with the foil if browned before done.