Oven Roasted Turkey with BBQ Sauce

Oven Roasted Turkey with BBQ Sauce

A succulent assortment of turkey, for the Thanksgiving table! Skip the long hours of roasting turkey. This recipe is sure to please your friends and family.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6


8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary1/2 tablespoon minced fresh oregano
1/2 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon minced fresh sage
1 teaspoon dried ginger
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup Sylvia's Sweet Cookin', Dippin' & Moppin' Sauce


7 to 8 assorted pieces of turkey (legs, breast and/or wings) with skin on
8 carrots, peeled, cut into 3-inch pieces
8 celery stalks, cut into 3-inch pieces
1 cup chicken broth


  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. In a small bowl, make the compound butter by combining butter, rosemary, oregano, thyme, sage, ginger, salt and pepper, mixing together until well-blended.
  3. Pat turkey pieces dry with paper towels.
  4. Rub herbed compound butter all over turkey pieces.
  5. Set roasting rack in roasting pan. Pour broth in roasting pan.
  6. Place carrots and celery in broth.
  7. Set turkey pieces on a rack in roasting pan.
  8. Roast for 45 minutes.   
  9. Halfway through the cooking process, baste turkey pieces with Sylvia's Sweet Cookin', Dippin' & Moppin' Sauce.
  10. Loosely cover roasting pan with aluminum foil and finish roasting.
  11. Cook until internal temperature reaches 165F.
  12. Set turkey aside to rest for 15 minutes.
  13. Serve turkey pieces with carrots and celery.

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