Spatchcocking a Turkey

Cooking for Dad’s Rob Barrett stopped by the TCL kitchen to chat about spatchcocking a turkey for the Thanksgiving holiday.


1. Remove gizzards from turkey cavities

2. Cut turkey back bone out

3. Split wishbone

4. Spread turkey flat

5. Cover with olive oil, salt and pepper

To Grill:

Place on hot part of the grill for 5 minutes a side. Slide over to indirect heat or lower flame until internal temp reaches 155. Remove from grill and let it rest for 5 minutes.

To Bake:

Bake in oven at 450 degrees for about 1 hour and 10 minutes (bast twice throughout)

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