Maple Water Roasted Turkey

Maple Water Roasted Turkey


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Portions: 10-12



  • 2 cups maple water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Juice of one lemon


  • 1 9-kg turkey (20 lbs)
  • 2 onions, peeled and quartered
  • 2 heads garlic
  • 1 sprig thyme or fresh rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 large carrot, cut into chunks
  • 1 stick celery, cut into chunks
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 cups maple water
  • 1/4 cup instantized flour


  1. Heat maple water in a saucepan, add butter and leave to melt. Add remaining marinade ingredients and let cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Place turkey in a roasting pan and stuff interior with vegetables and aromatics. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Fill a meat syringe with marinade. Pierce the turkey meat in several places and inject marinade.
  4. Roast in oven for 4 hours. From time to time, collect a little cooking juices from pan, let cool and re-inject into turkey. Once cooked, transfer turkey onto a cutting board.
  5. Place roasting pan with juices onto hob and bring to a boil. Pour in maple water, scraping the pan bottom well to collect juices.
  6. Sprinkle with instantized flour, mix in well and reduce for 1 minute.
  7. Carve turkey and serve with the sauce.
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Cooking time: 4 hours 10 minutes