Barbecued Wild Turkey

Source: The New Texas Wild Game Cook Book

Classifications: Turkey

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 sticks butter

1 No.2 Can tomato paste

1 bottle catsup

1/2 cup vinegar

2 tablespoons sugar

6 teaspoons paprika

1 onion, grated

1 clove garlic, mashed

4 teaspoons salt

4 teaspoons chili powder

3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons black pepper

1/2 teaspoon tabasco sauce

juice of 1 lemon (and include some of the rind)

2 cans beer

Instructions: Wash and dry the cleaned, whole turkey.

Season inside and out with salt and pepper.

Loosen skin with handle of long spoon and squirt the barbecue mixture inside of skin.

Rub outside of turkey with butter and place in roaster with a rack.

Cover with the barbecue sauce, using beer.

Cover or wrap in foil and bake.

Baste from time to time during roasting period.

Cook at about 300*F for several hours.



Background: Recipe by: Judith and Richard Morehead

Copyright 1985

Serves: 0

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