how long to bake a 26-28 pound turkey and what temp convection oven



AntoniaJames November 25, 2015
The standard rule of thumb for convection ovens is to do exactly what you would do with a conventional oven, but reduce the temperature by 25 degrees. I've never roasted a 26 - 28 pound turkey, so I cannot say with any authority whether any other rule should apply. I do know that I've never had any problem with any recipe, of any kind, following the rule stated above, in the 6 years that I've had a convection oven (and which I use at least 5 times a week, for all kinds of roasting and baking). ;o)

P.S. Are you planning to put stuffing inside the bird? If so, that will affect the roasting time.
Caroline L. November 25, 2015
i'm looking into this for you! plan on it taking significantly less time than it would in a conventional oven.
Caroline L. November 25, 2015
shoot for 375°F for about 3 1/2 hours, or until the thighs have an internal temp of about 165°F. this article might be helpful!
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