This week's Jennie - O Turkey Recipe of the Week is a Tex-Mex Roast Turkey. Spice up your Thanksgiving Bird with this week's recipe! chili, cumin and red pepper rub provides that TEX-MEX FLAVOR. For the Turkey use a JENNIE-O® Premium Basted Young Turkey and be prepared to have the best Bird ever! You can find this recipe at the Jennie - O website along with all the other healthy and delicious recipes. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/
Tex-Mex Roast Turkey
A chili, cumin and red pepper rub kicks up the flavor-level of your Thanksgiving turkey.
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
¾ teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 tablespoons water
1 (10 to 12-pound) JENNIE-O® Premium Basted Young Turkey, thawed, giblets and neck removed
1) In bowl, combine chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, oregano and red pepper. Stir in water to make a paste. Rub spice mixture on turkey.
2) Cook turkey as specified on the package. Roast until timer pops up and turkey is fully cooked, 180°F as measured by a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh. ALWAYS confirm doneness with a meat thermometer. Juices should run clear. Let turkey stand 20 minutes before carving.