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Grilled Whole Turkey

No recipe image available.A grilled whole turkey that is moist, tender and flavorful. You may never go back to the traditional oven-roasted method again!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (12-pound) whole turkey
Salt and ground black pepper, as needed
2 cups water
3 tablespoons chicken bouillon powder
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons onion powder
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/2 teaspoon chopped parsley
1 teaspoon paprika

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare an outdoor grill for indirect medium heat, and lightly oil grate.
  2. Rinse turkey, and pat dry. Season inside and out with salt and pepper, as desired.
  3. Place turkey breast side down on the prepared grill. Sear turkey on both sides until skin is golden to dark brown.
  4. In a large roasting pan, mix together the water, bouillon powder, garlic powder, onion powder, poultry seasoning, parsley, and paprika.
  5. Place turkey breast side down in the roasting pan. Scoop the pan mixture over the turkey. Cover tightly with foil and place on grill.
  6. Grill 3 to 4 hours, until the internal temperature of the thigh reaches 180°F (85°C). Remove turkey from grill and let stand 15 minutes before carving.

Makes 10 to 12 servings.