Marinated Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe
One way to ensure a tender and moist Marinated Thanksgiving turkey recipe is to use a marinade and marinate your turkey overnight. Using some of your favorite seasonings and ingredients, you can create some very unique marinades that will give your Thanksgiving turkey recipe a new and unique flavor that will begin to become your family tradition.
There are many different Marinated Thanksgiving turkey recipe that you will enjoy and after you learn the basic ingredients you will love, trying new flavors and seasoning to create your own marinate. The main ingredient is a type of acidy liquid such as wine, vinegar, lemon juice, pineapple juice, and orange juice. To this liquid you add other delectable flavorings.
Here are a couple of basic marinade recipes that are wonderful for marinating your turkey. You can also use the marinade for basting while cooking as long as your reserve some of the liquid. Never use marinade that the meat has been soaking in.
For the first recipe, you will need 1 cup of lemon juice, ¾ cup of maple syrup, ½ cup of olive oil, 12 cloves of chopped garlic, and 2 tablespoons of thyme, salt and pepper to taste. Mix together all ingredients, pour over your turkey, cover, and refrigerate overnight or at least 3 hours before cooking.
This marinade recipe uses a wonderful mixture of delicious seasonings that your family and guests are sure to enjoy, not only for your Marinated Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe but also all year long. For this recipe, you will need 1 cup of orange juice, 1 cup of soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce, 1/3 cup of honey, 4 tablespoons of minced garlic, and ½ cup of chopped onions, 2 teaspoons of ginger, and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, salt and pepper to taste. Combine all ingredients, pour over turkey, cover, and refrigerate for at least one hour or overnight.
Remember, creating new marinades can be fun and who knows you may find one that is perfect for Thanksgiving next year or for your next dinner party. Try substituting the orange juice with pineapple juice or any other acidy juice you enjoy. Adding other ingredients such as green pepper, onion, pineapple chunks, apple slices along with the many acidy juices you can find will give you a delectable and unique marinade that you can use all year long or save it for holidays. Marinades Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe can be used for meats that you fry, bake, grill or broil. Learn to have creating your own unique dishes. Till then Happy Thanksgiving To You All!!