Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Roasted Citrus and Garlic Turkey

1 turkey

Brine Injection:

1C chicken stock
1C fresh orange juice
1T orange zest
1T lemon zest
1/4C kosher salt
2T light brown sugar

Fresh springs rosemary
8-10 clove garlic, halved
1 bunch fresh sage
1 bunch fresh basil

Lift skin from turkey without removing. Slide rosemary, garlic, sage and basil evenly under skin.
Combine brine injection and place in injector. Inject into turkey in several places. Place in roasting pan and roast as directed on turkey. When finished roasting, remove herbs from under skin, slice and serve.

This is also great for chicken, using breasts with skin on and baking @ 350 for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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