How do you speed up thawing a frozen turkey

  • Posted by: maggie37
  • December 16, 2011
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Bil,Walker December 17, 2011
I tried Alton Browns method this year and it is by far the quickest. Details on foodnetwork.com. It can also be done by submerging it and draining and refilling every hour or so. The constant surface contact is the trick.
 
SKK December 16, 2011
This question was asked awhile ago and the consensus was to put it in a bucket in the bathtub and run cold - not warm or hot - over it constantly until it thaws. And do not stuff it. Meganvt01 is right on.
 

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meganvt01 December 16, 2011
Put it under constantly circulating cool water.
 
Cookie16 December 16, 2011
Alton Brown I believe says to do a very very slow ( barely streaming) cold water ... I'd heard this before but he was one to confirm it.
 
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