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CAJUN ANYTIME TURKEY

GRILLED-SMOKED TURKEY: rbv

Grill:  Build a full fire in your smoker/pit as hot as it will go and as close to the grill grate you can get.

TURKEY:  15 lbs to 20 lbs

LARGE ALUMINUM PAN

CUT POCKETS IN THE LEGS-BREAST & THIGHS: DRIZZLE (YOUR CHOICE OF VERON’S SEASONING IN THE POCKETS:

DICE AND SEASON WITH VERON’S THE FOLLOWING: ONIONS-BELL PEPPERS-CELERY-MINCED GARLIC & GARLIC JUICE.  (CAN BE ORDERED FROM OUR OFFICE IN LAFAYETTE- IT IS A PRODUCT OF “Cajun Power”): FILL POCKETS.  ANY LEFT OVERS THROW IN PAN.

NEEDED INGREDIENTS:

OLIVE OIL

COLMAN DRY MUSTARD

LEMON PEEL

ORANGE PEEL

GRANULAR GARLIC POWDER

KIKKOMAN TERIYAKI SAUCE

BALSAMIC VINEGAR

DRY SHERRY OR MADEIRA

CAJUN POWER (Hebert’s has this as well)

LARGE BOTTLE OF ITALIAN SALAD DRESSING

CLOVES

CHEAPEST GALLON OF WHITE WINE YOU CAN FIND

GROUND MINT

THYME

ROSEMARY

BOTTLE OF HONEY

VERON’S GARLIC SEASONING

PREPARATION:

WET INGREDIENTS:

  • COAT TURKEY IN OLIVE OIL

DRY INGREDIENTS:

  • .COVER WITH GARLIC POWDER
  • SPRINKLE MEDIUM COVERING OF:
    • COLMAN MUSTARD

SPRINKLE THE FOLLOWING:

  • LEMON PEEL
  • ORANGE PEEL
  • THYME: 3 or 4 pinches
  • ROSEMARY: 3 or 4 pinches
  • GROUND MINT: in the hollow of your hand fill with mint and ground with your fingers and then sprinkle over turkey.

WET INGREDIENTS:

  • BALSAMIC VINEGAR: hold thumb over bottle and drizzle over turkey: if you have a spray bottle that’s the best way to do it.
  • KIKKOMAN TERIYAKI SAUCE: same as above
  • CAJUN POWER: same as above: (this stuff is good in Bloody Mary’s as well)
  • DRY SHERRY OR MADEIRA: same as above
  • HONEY: heat in micro-wave until fluid and pour over entire turkey

DRY INGREDIENTS:

  • VERON’S GARLIC (or your choice): season to taste
  • CLOVES: with a small pointed knife and a hand full of cloves stick point of knife in turkey and place clove in cuts.  Continue about entire turkey

WET INGREDIENTS:

  • ITALIAN SALAD DRESSING: gently pour contents of entire bottle over entire turkey.
  • WHITE WINE: fill pan with wine up to half the pan and save the rest to add as it cooks down.

COOKING:

PLACE TURKEY ON GRATE DIRECTLY OVER COALS AND CLOSE LID.  AFTER 30 MINUTES START BASTING.  CONTINUE TO BASTE EVERY 30 MINUTES FOR THE NEXT FOUR PLUS HOURS (if you have a “pop up” timer in the turkey breast because of the homey it may or may not pop up, regardless, if it does pop up continue to cook for 30 minutes to an hour).

ADD WHITE WINE AS IT COOKS OFF. (heat wine in micro-wave before putting in pan)

NOTE:

YOU WILL KNOW THE TURKEY IS DONE WHEN THE WINGS PULL OFF IN YOUR HAND AND THE LEGS DO THE SAME.  COOK SOME RICE BECAUSE THE GRAVY IS “KNOCK’UM OUT JOHN”………………..

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