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ORANGE-SAUCED TURKEY, American

Ingredients
  • 5 - 7 pound turkey
  • ½ cup regular all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • ¼ cup grated orange rind
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
Preparation Instructions

Cut up turkey as follows: 2 wings, 2 drumsticks, 2 thighs, 4 pieces breast, 2 pieces back. In a clean bag place flour; add turkey pieces, one at a time, and shake to coat evenly. In a skillet melt ½ cup butter; brown turkey pieces; then place in single layer, skin side up in a large shallow baking pan. Add remaining ½ cup butter, orange rind and juice, sugar, vinegar, salt and nutmeg to butter in skillet. Heat and stir until butter is melted. Pour sauce over turkey; cover pan with foil. Bake in a preheated 350° oven 1½ hours or until turkey is tender. Makes 6 servings. Serve with sauce.

Contributed by Unknown, 1967

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