Whether you are grilling or smoking a turkey, this baste keeps the meat moist, adds a delicious flavor, and helps brown the skin. Remember to begin basting about an hour after you start cooking.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Yield: Makes a little over 1/2 cup
- 1/2 cup/120 mL butter
- 1 tablespoon/15 mL lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon/5 mL poultry seasoning
- 1 teaspoon/5 mL sweet basil
- 1 teaspoon/5 mL thyme
- 1 teaspoon/5 mL sage
Melt butter in a small sauce pan. Pour in lemon juice and add poultry seasoning and other ingredients. Lightly baste on turkey every 30 minutes after the first hour of cooking.