Peking-Style Roast Turkey with Molasses-Soy Glaze and Orange-Ginger Gravy
Peking-Style Roast Turkey with Molasses-Soy Glaze and Orange-Ginger Gravy
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 3 hr 30 min
  • total: 3 hr 55 min
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  • Summary

    Steaming might seem a surprising way to start cooking a turkey, but the payoff is real: The extra step makes the bird extra-juicy, and cuts down on the overall cooking time.

    Ingredients

    • One 12- to 14-pound turkey (neck, gizzard, and liver reserved), left at room temperature for 1 hour
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
    • 3/4 cup orange juice (from 2 oranges), divided (reserve peels for roasting pan and 1/4 cup juice for gravy)
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons molasses
    • 2 tablespoons rice-wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons 5-spice powder
    • 1 bunch scallions, cut into large pieces
    • 1 celery stalk, cut into large pieces
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as grapeseed
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, such as grapeseed
    • Reserved turkey neck, gizzard, and liver
    • 1 shallot, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
    • One 2-inch piece ginger, sliced
    • 2 cloves
    • 1 whole star anise
    • 1 allspice berry
    • 4 cups low-sodium chicken or turkey broth
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup dry white wine
    • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice (reserved from above)
    • a large stock pot or lobster pot (16-quart or larger), a roasting pan with rack, kitchen twine

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2465 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 85 g 131.35%
    • Saturated Fat: 27 g 135.73%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 5276 mg 1758.66%
    • Sodium: 1761 mg 73.35%
    • Calcium: 450 mg 44.99%
    • Potassium: 1544 mg 44.12%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 22 mg 124.68%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 176 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 36 g 142.83%
    • Sugar: 54 g
    • Protein: 232 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 20 g
    • Vitamin A 6075.37%
    • Vitamin C 417.14%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch10
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat31
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total8 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total29 oz-eq

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