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Use this timetable to roast your turkey




Roast the turkey until temperature reaches 170 degrees F in the breast and 180 degrees F in the thigh. These cooking times are for a thawed turkey for planning purposes only – always use a meat thermometer to determine doneness.

Approximate Timetable for Roasting a Turkey (325° F):

Unstuffed Turkey
8 to 12 pounds 2 3/4 to 3 hours
12 to 14 pounds 3 to 3 3/4 hours
14 to 18 pounds 3 3/4 to 4 1/4 hours
18 to 20 pounds 4 1/4 to 4 1/2 hours
20 to 24 pounds 4 1/2 to 5 hours
24 to 30 pounds 5 to 5 1/4 hours

Stuffed Turkey
8 to 12 pounds 3 to 3 1/2 hours
12 to 14 pounds 3 1/2 to 4 hours
14 to 18 pounds 4 to 4 1/4 hours
18 to 20 pounds 4 1/4 to 4 3/4 hours
20 to 24 pounds 4 3/4 to 5 1/4 hours
24 to 30 pounds 5 1/4 to 6 1/4 hours

Source: National Turkey Federation


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