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Herb Rotisserie Turkey

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Herb Rotisserie Turkey

Herb Rotisserie Turkey

Regarding BBQ, Inc.
Next time you decide to roast a turkey, try it rotisserie style on the grill. This is a simple, easy to follow, delicious recipe for beginners.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours

Total Time: 3 hours, 20 minutes

Yield: Serves 6 to 8


  • 1 12-16 pound turkey
  • 1 stick of butter, melted
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh or dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced


Rinse turkey with cold water and pat dry. Tie the legs and wings securely. To prepare grill, remove grate and place a drip pan in the center. The pan should be big enough to hold the turkey by itself. Light grill and let it heat up. If using a charcoal grill make a medium fire around the drip pan. With gas turn the burners to medium. But generally follow the manufacturers instructions. Half fill the drip pan with water and place the turkey on rotisserie. Baste turkey with butter herb mixture every 20 minutes while cooking. Remove turkey from the grill after 3-4 hours or when the internal temperature reaches 185 degrees F.
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 5 out of 5
Excellent Recipe, Great Turkey!, Member hautecook

This is the first time we cooked a turkey on the rotisserie in our gas grill, and we will be making it again using this recipe as it turned out GREAT!!!! We heated up all of the baste ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat, just until the butter melted. Will probably use unsalted butter next time, as it was a little salty (maybe it was our turkey). Our turkey weighed 13.5 lbs and took almost 4 hours to cook. We used mesquite chips for the first 1 1/2 hrs. Simple recipe, straightforward instructions, exceptional results!

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