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Golden Herbed Turkey with Shallots

  • Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Course: Main Dish

Reynolds Kitchens® Tips

Reynolds Kitchens Tip

Cook juicy and tender turkey ever time with Reynolds Kitchens® Turkey Oven Bags!


  • 9 tablespoons flour, divided
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 8 stalks fresh thyme
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 12 to 14 pound turkey, thawed
  • Reynolds Kitchens® Turkey Oven Bag


Step 1

PREHEAT oven to 350°F.

Step 2

SHAKE 1 tablespoon flour in Reynolds Kitchens® Oven Bag, Turkey Size; place in large roasting pan at least 2 inches deep. Spray inside of bag with nonstick spray to reduce sticking, if desired. Set aside.

Step 3

MELT butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and shallots. Cook, stirring occasionally until golden brown. Add remaining flour and continue cooking 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture is smooth; remove from heat. Pour into large bowl; add remaining ingredients. Cool mixture completely.

Step 4

RUB mixture over turkey, making sure to rub inside of cavity. Place turkey in oven bag.

Step 5

CLOSE oven bag with nylon tie; cut six 1/2-inch slits in top. Insert meat thermometer through slit in bag into thickest part of inner thigh. Tuck ends of bag in pan.

Step 6

BAKE to / hours or until meat thermometer reads °F. Remove from oven and let stand minutes. Slice turkey; spoon juices over turkey before serving.

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