Cook to Temperature, Not Weight
How long does it take to cook a turkey crown?
Turkey crown cooking times
- Under 4kg: 20 mins per kg plus 70 mins.
- Over 4kg: 20 mins per kg plus 90 mins.
- 1.5kg: 1 hr 40 mins plus resting at 190C/170C fan/gas 5.
- 2kg: 1 hr 50 mins plus resting at 190C/170C fan/gas 5.
- 2.5kg: 2 hrs plus resting at 190C/170C fan/gas 5.
At what temperature should I cook a turkey crown?
What temperature should I cook my turkey crown at? Generally speaking, turkey crown should be cooked at around 180°C/190°C fan, 350F or gas mark 5, depending on your oven.
How long do you cook a 2.72 kg turkey crown?
Cook until the juices run clear when the thickest part of the breast is pierced with a skewer and the skin is brown and crispy. Cooked like this even a big bird (say 6-7kg/13½-15¾lb legless weight) shouldn’t take more than 1½-2 hours in total.
How do you cook a turkey crown overnight?
Set a rack in a roasting pan, fill the pan with about a quart of water, arrange the turkey breast-side up on the rack, and wrap the pan tightly in aluminum foil. Roast the turkey while you sleep and get ready in the morning (as long as 9-11 hours).
How do you keep a turkey crown from drying out?
Having some liquid in the bottom of your roasting tray, smearing with butter and draping over smoked bacon will all help to keep the crown moist during cooking and stop it from drying out. You can keep an eye on the internal temperature of your bird as you’re cooking if you have a temperature probe.
Should you wash a turkey crown before cooking?
Preparing the turkey
Do not wash your turkey before you cook it. If you do, bacteria from raw poultry can splash onto worktops, dishes and other foods. Proper cooking will kill any bacteria. Always clean worktops, chopping boards, dishes and utensils with warm soapy water after they have touched raw poultry or meat.
How long should Gordon Ramsay turkey Crown rest?
REST: Once you’re sure the turkey is fully cooked (check by piercing the thickest part of the leg with a skewer to see if the juices run clear), leave it to rest in a warm place for at least 45 minutes or up to a few hours.
How many will a 3kg turkey crown feed?
You can get turkey crowns from 2kg to 3kg that will feed five people, or even smaller 1.25kg size if you are having a very small gathering. A 3kg to 4kg turkey crown will feed nine people at your Christmas table.
How long does a 2.5 kg turkey roll take to cook?
Cooking times will vary according to the weight of your Turkey or Turkey joint, but as a guide it is a good idea to allow 20 minutes per Kg, plus 70 minutes if the bird or joint is under 4Kg, or plus 90 minutes if it is over 4Kg, at a cooking temperature of 190°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.