Grilled Whole Turkey

Grilled Whole Turkey This is an easy way to cook a Thanksgiving turkey and free up your oven for other dishes.


Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 4 hrs

    TOTAL : 15 mins

    SERVING : 18

    YIELD : 1 – 12 pound turkey

  • Prepare an outdoor grill for indirect medium heat, and lightly oil grate. Rinse turkey, and pat dry.

  • Place turkey breast side down on the prepared grill. Sear turkey on both sides until skin is golden to dark brown.

  • In a large roasting pan, mix together the water, bouillon powder, garlic powder, onion powder, poultry seasoning, parsley, and paprika.

  • Place turkey breast side down in the roasting pan. Scoop the pan mixture over the turkey. Cover tightly with foil and place on grill.

  • Grill 3 to 4 hours, until the internal temperature of the thigh reaches 180 degrees F (85 degrees C). Remove turkey from grill and let stand 15 minutes before carving.

Per Serving: 461 calories; protein 61.7g; carbohydrates 1g; fat 21.4g; cholesterol 179.3mg; sodium 508.2mg.