Upside-Down Turkey Recipe

Upside-Down Turkey Recipe

How To Make Upside-Down Turkey

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Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total: 3 hours



  • 1 (10-pound) whole turkey
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 1 orange, sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C).

  2. Place the turkey upside-down in a roasting pan. Season the turkey with salt and pepper.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together melted butter, chicken broth, orange juice, and maple syrup. Pour half of the mixture over the turkey.

  4. Add rosemary sprigs and orange slices to the roasting pan.

  5. Cover the turkey with foil and roast for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

  6. Remove the foil and carefully flip the turkey over, breast-side up.

  7. Baste the turkey with the remaining butter mixture. Roast for another 1 hour, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

  8. Remove the turkey from the oven and let it rest for 15 minutes before slicing and serving.


  • Calories : 320kcal
  • Total Fat : 15g
  • Saturated Fat : 6g
  • Cholesterol : 100mg
  • Sodium : 500mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 10g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 7g
  • Protein : 35g
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