STREAMING NOW: Lorraine's Fast, Fresh and Easy Food

Sugar-And-Spice Cured Turkey

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This flavorful, succulent turkey is marinated overnight in a brown sugar rub.”
3hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove giblets and neck; rinse turkey with cold water.
  2. Pat dry.
  3. Tie legs together with string; tuck wingtips under.
  4. Combine brown sugar and next 6 ingredients.
  5. Rub over turkey.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap; chill 8 hours.
  7. Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan, breast side up.
  8. Arrange onion quarters round turkey.
  9. Pour 2 cans broth in bottom of pan.
  10. Bake, loosely covered with foil, at 325°F for 1 1/2 hours.
  11. Uncover and bake 1 1/2 more hours or until meat thermometer registers 180°F.
  12. (Cover with foil to prevent excessive browning, if necessary.) Remove onion; discard, reserving pan drippings.
  13. Let turkey stand 15 minutes before carving.
  14. Combine pan drippings and enough additional chicken broth to equal 2 cups in a saucepan over medium heat.
  15. Whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened.
  16. Serve with turkey.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a