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How do I cook a JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ whole turkey?



Step 1: Do not thaw. Preheat oven to 375°F.

Step 2: Remove from freezer. Remove outer bag. Do not remove inner cooking bag.

Step 3: Place in a roasting pan with at least 2-inch high sides.

Step 4: Cut six ½ -inch slits in top of cooking bag.

Step 5: Pull bag up and away from turkey to release vacuum.

Step 6: Place in oven allowing room for bag to expand without touching oven racks or walls.

Step 7: Roast the turkey until a meat thermometer reaches 165°F in the thickest part of the breast and 180°F in the thickest part of the thigh.

*Note: meat temperature increases rapidly during last hour of cooking.

Step 8: Cook time: approximately 4 hours at 375°F.

Step 9: Let turkey rest 15 minutes. Cut open top of oven-able bag. Be cautious of hot steam and juices.

Step 10: Heat gravy as directed on pouch. Do not increase oven temperature. Cooking bag may melt at higher temperatures.