Brown Sugar Date Roast Turkey
This recipe is intended for turkey that is butterflied or in pieces. The amount below is for about 2 pounds of turkey. Multiply the recipe to suit your needs.
Date Syrup, Turkey
dark brown sugar
fresh grated ginger
apple cider vinegar
plus more for baking dish
Freshly cracked black pepper
turkey with skin on
Preheat oven to 425F and lightly oil a roasting dish
In a bowl, combine boiling water and brown sugar.
Stir to dissolve sugar.
Add ginger, vinegar, oil, cardamom, and cinnamon and stir.
Pat turkey dry and place in roasting dish.
Baste with a little of the sauce and then sprinkle with a generous amount of salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Place in the oven and immediately turn over temperature down to 350.
Baste the turkey every 20 minutes and rotate the pan.
When your turkey gets close to done, about 140, stop basting and apply more salt and pepper so the skin can get crispy.
Pull the turkey when it reaches 160, tent it with foil, being careful to not let the foil touch the skin and let it rest for 15 minutes.
Carve and serve!
You can find date syrup in ethnic grocery stores, on
or you can
make your own.
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