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Pavochón (Puerto Rican Roasted Turkey) Recipe (with Video)

Intermediate, Latin American, Poultry

Discover our Pavochón (Puerto Rican Roasted Turkey) Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size

Prep 15min | Cook 3h


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- 1 Garlic, peeled, 1 head
- 0.5 Yellow onion, small
- 0.333 c Olive oil
- 0.333 c Orange juice
- 2 Limes, juiced
- 1 tbsp Healthy Rican Adobo
- 1 tbsp Healthy Rican Savory Spice Mix
- 1 tbsp Healthy Rican Sazón
- 2 tsp Black pepper, ground
- 2 tsp Oregano
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Preparing the Turkey
1. Remove giblets and turkey neck from the turkey and fully dry the turkey with paper towels.
Making the Turkey Marinade
1. Add all the marinade ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth, or chop everything by hand very finely and mix all together.
Marinating the Turkey
1. Gently lift the skin from the turkey breast and separate gently.
2. Season the turkey with the marinade over and under the skin.
3. Cover the turkey and refrigerate for 12-48 hours.
Preparing for Cooking
1. Remove the turkey from the fridge at least an hour before cooking, and let sit at room temperature.
2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
3. Stuff the cavity of the turkey as desired and tie the legs together with kitchen twine.
Cooking the Turkey
1. Roast turkey uncovered until juices are clear and turkey has cooked through. Typically for 2-3 hours or until the turkey reaches the following temperatures: 180°F in thigh. 170°F in the breast. 165°F in stuffing.
Serving the Turkey
1. Enjoy with your favorite side dishes, along with quality time with your loved ones.

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