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Topic: Rotating Turkeys . . . . From: Mary,
Subject: Re: Gas Grill Rotisserie Turkey
I have a 11.5 lb turkey. I want to rotisserie it on my gas grill. What about heat setting, collecting juices without burning them, etc. I do have a right and left side type grill.
Don't be contrary. Forget about that rotisserie. Place the turkey on a rack in or over a suitable pan. Roast the turkey 3 1/2 - 4 hours at 325°F. Put a little water in the pan to start. By the time it evaporates, the fat will be in the pan.
Put it on, close the lid and go play with your silver bells and cockle shells. After about 3 1/2 hours, check the temperature in the thickest part of the thigh (without touching bone.) When it reads 160°F, turn off the gas and open the lid.
Let the turkey sit for 10-15 minutes before carving.