Simplify busy holiday prep with this One-Hour Turkey recipe!
1 hour, 20 mins
Total cook time
- 1 10-pound turkey
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 ½ tablespoons kosher salt
- 1 tablespoon black pepper
Preheat oven to 450º. Wash and pat turkey dry. Place turkey on a cutting board lined with paper towels, breast side down. Using kitchen shears, cut out the backbone of the turkey. Place turkey breast side up. Using a cast-iron skillet, press on breastbone until breast is flattened. Tuck ends of wings under the breastbone.
Place turkey on a rimmed baking sheet with a rack. Rub olive oil over the skin and season with salt and pepper.
Place in oven 5-6 minutes per pound or until internal temperate of 165º is reached in breast. Remove from oven and cover loosely with aluminum foil. Let rest 15 minutes before slicing.
Step 4 :: Helpful Hints
Minced herbs, such as parsley, sage, oregano, thyme or rosemary
All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.