Roast Turkey from Frozen

Roast Turkey from Frozen

Roast Turkey From Frozen is perfect if you forgot to thaw your turkey! It takes more time, but you can roast frozen turkey to crispy and tender meat.


  • Yield: 16 Servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 35 minutes
  • Course: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American
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  • 12-14 pound turkey
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper


  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Remove turkey wrapping and place the solid frozen turkey on a roasting rack.
  3. Roast for 2 hours.

  4. Remove the giblets and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Rub with unsalted butter.
  6. Put back in the oven and roast for 2 to 2:30 hours until the thickest part of the thigh reads at 165 degrees.

  7. If the turkey browns too quickly, tent with foil while it continues to cook.
  8. Remove from oven, tent with foil, and let rest for 20 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 16 Servings, Amount per serving: 378 calories, Calories: 378g, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 52g, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 185mg, Sodium: 562mg, Potassium: 541mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 266g, Calcium: 28g, Iron: 2g

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