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Roast Turkey Thigh Roll

Roast Turkey Thigh Roll

There’s nothing I love better than a roast dinner, especially when half the work is already done for you. A roast turkey thigh roll is quick and easy to prepare – in fact, it’s already prepared and seasoned for you. The hardest part is having to wait the 90 minutes until it’s cooked.

If you’re making a roast then it’s logical that you would also make a few roast vegetables to go with your meal. You could be a bit different and serve it with honey glazed carrots and hasselback potatoes. However, if you’re short on time, you can serve this thigh roll with a simple garden salad and it will still be a satisfying meal. A perfect dessert would be a vanilla magic cake, Christmas pudding or pavlova.

 

Prep: 0 mins

Cook: 90 mins

Serves: 6-8

 

Ingredients

  • 1 x 1kg Turkey Thigh Roll
  • 1 tsp oil

 

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C
  2. Remove the turkey from the plastic packaging, but leave it wrapped in the foil provided.
  3. Place the turkey into a baking dish and add 1/2 cup of water.
  4. Roast the turkey roll for 50 minutes before removing the foil.
  5. Baste with a small amount of oil to help the turkey brown.
  6. Place the turkey back into the oven for the remaining 40 minutes.
  7. Allow the turkey to rest for 10 minutes before carving.

 

Tip: Your turkey is cooked when the juices run clear after piercing it, or when the internal temperature reaches 82C.