Harlan Kilstein’s Completely Keto Bourbon And Lakanto Roast Turkey
One 16-20 pound Turkey
4 Sprigs of Rosemary to garnish
4 Ounces Butter or Coconut oil at room temperature
Ground Black Pepper
1 Tbs freshly chopped thyme
3 Tbs Orange Extract in 1/4 cup water
1/2 cup Lakanto Sweetener
1 1/2 Cups Bourbon of your choice
In a large Poultry baking bag, place the Orange extract and water, Bourbon, Lakanto, thyme, 1 1/2 tsps salt and 1 1/2 tsps black pepper and mix well.
Add the turkey to the bag and shake around the juices so that the turkey will be well marinated.
Place in refrigerator overnight
Preheat oven to 325
Place Turkey in a large roasting pan and pour the juices into a bowl and set aside
Using 8 tbs of the butter or oil give a good rub to the entire turkey
Tie the legs together with string
Pour 1/2 cup of the set aside marinade into the roasting pan
Bake for 30 minutes
Baste the Turkey with the pan juices and add to the pan 1 cup of water
Bake the Turkey for 1 more hour basting every 30 minutes
Add the remaining marinade to the pan
Cover the Turkey all around loosely and cook for around two hours Or using a poultry thermometer inserted in the thigh shows 165.
When Turkey is golden and has reached desired temperature remove from oven and place on a platter and garnish with Rosemary sprigs.
Pour the gravy into a large gravy boat and serve hot alongside your Turkey platter.