Mojo Cubano Brine

Recipe by BigHeart
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READY IN: 4hrs
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Thaw turkey in refrigerator for 3 days.
  • Remove neck and giblets from cavity.
  • Place the bird in a x-large cooking bag.
  • Using your hands, thoroughly rub the marinade into the bird and fill the cavity.
  • Secure cooking bag with twist tie.
  • Allow bird to marinate in the refrigerator for at least one day in advance of cooking.
  • Reserve the remaining half of the marinade.
  • Preheat the oven to 500°F.
  • Remove the bird from the marinade, reserving the marinade.
  • Place the bird on a rack on a roasting pan.
  • Fill the cavity with the limes, oranges, onion and cilantro& thyme sprigs.
  • Put it in the hot oven.
  • Caramelize the exterior of the bird, leaving the interior undone.
  • Pour the used marinade over the bird and reduce the oven heat to 300, Roast real slowly for up to 3 hours or until interior reaches 160 degrees.
  • Remove from oven and cover with foil until ready to carve.
  • Don't let the meat get cold.
  • Slice in 1/4 inch medallions, drizzled with reserved marinade.
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