Orange Chili-Rubbed Turkey

Orange Chili-Rubbed Turkey
Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Roast 30 m
Cook 6 m
Roast and for 2 hours at 350°



  1. 1 of 5 Heat oven to 450 degrees. Fit a large roasting pan with a rack.
  2. 2 of 5 In a bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, oregano, salt and cayenne. Stir in olive oil to form a paste.
  3. 3 of 5 Remove giblets and neck from cavity of turkey. Rinse turkey and pat dry with paper towels. Place in roasting pan. If desired, tuck wings under turkey and tie legs together with cooking twine.
  4. 4 of 5 Season turkey with spice rub on the outside as well as under skin of breast halves. Roast at 450 degrees for 30 minutes. Combine orange juice concentrate and lime juice. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and brush turkey with juice mixture. Roast for 2 hours, until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees . Brush with juice mixture twice more during the last 2 hours of cooking. Remove to a cutting board; let rest 20 minutes.
  5. 5 of 5 Place roasting pan over medium heat and whisk in flour; cook 1 minute. Gradually whisk in broth and cook 5 minutes, until thickened. Strain gravy and stir in cilantro.
Nutrition Information for Orange Chili-Rubbed Turkey
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Per Serving: 7 g carb., 1 g fiber, 257 mg chol., 5 g sat. fat, 70 g pro., 590 mg sodium, 486 kcal cal., 18 g Fat, total