Maple Orange-Glazed Turkey Roast

“This turkey roast blends light and dark meat -- but it's compact and carves easily into neat slices. Grill the meat to free up oven space for the turkey trimmings”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl combine garlic, marjoram, salt, and pepper; set aside.
  2. For glaze, in a small saucepan stir together the orange juice and cornstarch; add half of the seasoning mixture.
  3. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.
  4. Cook and stir 1 minute more.
  5. Stir in maple syrup and orange peel; set aside.
  6. Brush the turkey roast with melted butter and rub with remaining seasoning mixture.
  7. Insert a meat thermometer near the center of the roast.
  8. For a charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around a drip pan.
  9. Test for medium heat above the pan.
  10. Place the turkey roast directly on the grill rack over the pan.
  11. Cover; grill until thermometer registers 165°F Add coals to maintain heat every 30 minutes.
  12. Brush with glaze the last 30 minutes of grilling.
  13. Remove meat from grill.
  14. Cover with foil; let stand for 15 minutes before carving. (The meat's temperature will rise 5F during standing).
  15. Bring any remaining glaze to boiling; pass with turkey. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect cooking. Grill as above.).
  16. OR, use the oven @325 degrees until thermometer reaches 165F (should be about 1 1/2 hrs). Follow glazing and standing directions above.

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