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3 Ways to Spice Up This Year’s Thanksgiving Turkey

Article_3 Ways to Spice Up This Years Thanksgiving Turkey

Turkey is, if not the most important dish of Thanksgiving, definitely the centerpiece of the meal.  This perfect bird is crispy on the outside, and juicy and tender on the inside. However, it is easy for that beautiful turkey to become boring or bland.

Luckily there are many ways to make sure that bird is truly the best part of the meal. Here are three fantastic ways to really spice up this year’s Thanksgiving turkey!


Citrus and Soy Marinade

Inspired by Citrus and Soy Marinated Chicken Legs

This citrus and soy marinade does not get the appreciation it deserves. The saltiness is balanced well with the bright citrus flavor.

This recipe is enough for a two pound chicken. Make sure you adjust so you have enough depending on the weight of your turkey. This can be used to marinate your turkey overnight or brush it generously on your turkey before putting it in the oven.


Garlic Hoisin Mustard Sauce

Inspired by Minced Chicken With Garlic Hoisin Mustard Sauce

This recipe for a garlic hoisin mustard sauce is definitely going to spice up your “traditional” turkey. Using this sauce will be sure to keep your bird nice and juicy with a beautiful crispy skin.

The ingredients for this sauce are intended for 10 oz of chicken. Make sure you double or triple the recipe so that you have enough for your turkey.


Sweet and Spicy Marinade

Inspired by Sweet and Spicy Baked Chicken Thighs With Brussels Sprouts

The sweet and spicy marinade is a guaranteed way to give your turkey, and your tastebuds, a kick. The sweet and spicy combo is taken to the next level in this marinade. Your Thanksgiving turkey will get everyone’s attention, and they will be asking how you got so much flavor on your bird.

Thanksgiving turkey, though a traditional main course, doesn’t have to be boring. Try these flavor combinations on your turkey this year to add a twist to your meal.