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First Turkey

I know there are LOTS of turkey pictures from yesterday, but here is the final result. It came out just right, about 10 to 11 min per lb at 350, un-stuffed.
LBGE

Comments

  • tulocaytulocay Posts: 1,737
    Nice looking bird. How big was it?
    LBGE, Marietta, GA
  • 14 lbs.
    LBGE
  • jfm0830jfm0830 Posts: 985
    Great looking bird! I'd love a couple slices.

    Funny how things work out, my first bird on the Egg was also a 14 pounder and took nearly 16 minutes per pound at 350. If anything I would have expected faster because mine was brined.

    Hey I gotta ask did your skin come crispy at 350? Mine wasn't particularly crispy which was a bit of a surprise. It was a bit crispier than birds I've done at 225, but not a whole lot more.

    Jim
    Website: www.grillinsmokin.net
    3 LBGE & More Eggcessories than I care to think about.
  • Jim, it was pretty crispy when I took it out. But I had to leave it sit for about an hour under foil, so it did not stay crispy. Basting is supposed to help make a crispy skin, you might try that. I did baste it once with pan drippings, mostly pure fat.

    My dear wife was worried about it being done on time. It was done almost to the minute I predicted. But the inside the oven stuff was late due to a last minute change in plans and a run to the store for ingredients............
    LBGE
  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 906
    Beautiful bird. Congratulations.
    *******
    Owner of a large and a beloved mini in Philadelphia
  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
    Very nice looking.  Can never get enough good looking turkey pics  
  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 3,966
    Bravo!  Beautiful bird! 
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