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Perfectly Paired Turkey Injection Marinade and Rub

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars
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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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Ingredients

12 h 50 m servings 800
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 800 calories; 50 1 81.4 316 441 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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 ...

Most helpful critical review

Came out a little dry.

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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 ...

This was my first time (in many years!) fixing a "nude bird" and this was the perfect accompaniment to insure it would turn out juicy and flavorful. I was also on my own completely, as my grandm...

This was a god recipe, but again I prefer grapefruit juice injected, serving unusual about it kind of adds a depth, and yes you want to pair your marinade with your rub for a great tasting bird,...

Came out a little dry.

first time I've ever made an injection marinade, and this is a winner. I added a little chilli and this was fantastic.

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