Learn how to make our Grilled Spatchcock Turkey for this year's Thanksgiving meal. Prepare our Grilled Spatchcock Turkey with spiced cranberry-barbecue sauce for a delicious dish that will steal the show!
Heat grill for indirect grilling: Light one side of grill, leaving other side unlit. Close lid; heat grill to 350ºF.
Meanwhile, cook cranberry sauce and water in saucepan on medium heat 5 min. or until blended, stirring frequently. Stir in barbecue sauce and pumpkin pie spice; cook 2 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; set aside.
Use kitchen shears or sharp knife to cut back bone from turkey; discard bone. Open turkey butterfly-style. Place, breast side down, on center of grill grate over unlit area. Grill 2 hours or until turkey is done (165ºF), monitoring for consistent grill temperature and turning turkey after 1 hour and brushing with 3/4 cup cranberry mixture for the last 15 min.
Remove turkey from grill. Let stand 15 min. before slicing. Meanwhile, prepare stuffing mixes as directed on package.
Serve turkey with cranberry sauce and stuffing.
How to Make Sauce in Microwave
Mix sauce ingredients in microwaveable bowl; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH 3 min., stirring after each minute.
Have your butcher remove the backbone for you.
How Much Turkey to Buy
Plan on purchasing 1 pound of turkey for each guest. Each pound of turkey will yield about 1/2 pound (8 oz.) cooked turkey. The daily recommended protein intake for Americans older than 9 years of age is 5 to 6 oz., but it's always nice to plan for some leftovers!
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 34g
Dietary Fiber 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.