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whole wild turkey?

Does anyone have any tips on cooking a whole wild turkey? Seasoning, cooking time, temp, etc?[p]Thanks

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  • cardsfan,[p]I've only cooked one a couple of years ago... They do not have the breasts that our farmed turkeys do. Therefore, watch the temp in the breast, to make sure it doesn't dry out.

  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    cardsfan,
    The best way to cook a wild turkey is to cut the breast into strips,flour and fry it.The rest is just to tough and has.
    Larry

  • MarvinMarvin Posts: 515
    cardsfan,
    I think Larry has it right. Brasing is probably another useful method. We've tried two roasted like standard turkey: brined, roasted at 350, with and without smoke, breast temp 160, and they still were dry, tough and not worth the buckshot.

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