I want to start my 24 lb turkey (not stuffed) at 425 degrees and then drop the temp to 325. How long do you think it will need to cook for?

  • Posted by: Corrie
  • November 22, 2017


Stephanie B. November 22, 2017
HEre's a really good resource for figuring out times at temps: https://food52.com/blog/18372-the-essential-numbers-a-guide-to-times-and-temps-for-cooking-your-bird. It's a big bird, so plan on 8 hours for 20 minutes per pound.
Corrie November 22, 2017
I guess I wasn't sure if the higher temperature in the beginning throws off the other timing? But your saying even with the higher temp for first 45 minutes and then dropping temp, still stick to the 20 minutes per pound?
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