How to cook the perfect Christmas turkey

Tackle your turkey with our step-by-step guide to a show-stopping Christmas dinner

01 Nov 2018

The main event

Aside from decorating the tree and giving presents, sitting down to enjoy Christmas dinner is one of the best parts of the festive season. There’s nothing like the crisp roast spuds,  homemade gravy and you guessed it... brussel sprouts to get you in the mood for pulling crackers.

But perfectly cooked turkey isn’t the easiest to achieve. We’ll help you get it right with our graphic guide to preparing and roasting your turkey.

You will need:

100g Butter (softened)

2tsp Sea salt

2tsp Ground black pepper

4.5kg Turkey (with giblets removed)

3 large onions (halved)

Serves 6

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