980 Roasted Spatchcock Gumbo Turkey

Serves:
10
Cook Time:
3 - 4 hours
Skill:
Advanced
Method:
Roasted
Food:
Poultry

Ingredients

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Get ready to turn up the heat with this 980 Roasted Spatchcock Gumbo Turkey recipe! Say goodbye to boring oven roasts and hello to grillin' greatness. This recipe brings the bold flavors of Creole cuisine straight to your backyard.

Instructions

  1. 01

    Clean and rinse the turkey

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    Ingredients

    • 1 Whole turkey, about 14 pounds
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  4. 02

    Spatchcock the turkey.

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  6. 03

    Inject the turkey with homemade filé gumbo.

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    Ingredients

    • 32 ounces Filé Gumbo Juice
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  9. 04

    Lather all sides of the turkey with olive oil for the binder.

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    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup Olive oil, as binder
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  12. 05

    Season all sides of the turkey with garlic powder, paprika & Creole seasonings.

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    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons Creole seasoning
    • 1 tablespoon Paprika
    • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
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  15. 06

    Fire up a Gravity Fed grill to 350°F.

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  17. 07

    Check in on the turkey every 30 minutes and periodically turn for even cooking. Baste with butter.

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    Ingredients

    • Butter, melted, for basting
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  20. 08

    Cook for a total of 3 hours to internal temperature 165°F and remove.

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  22. 09

    Rest for 30 minutes. Slice and drip some additional gumbo juice over the turkey.

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  24. 10

    Enjoy!

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