Poultry: Dry Herb Rub for a Turkey

Boost the flavor of your Thanksgiving or holiday turkey with a simple, quick, and easy dry herb rub. Fresh, finely chopped herbs and salt will help to seal in flavor and moisture and make your turkey look beautiful and delicious.

Released on 7/30/2013

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[Narrator] Dry herb rub.
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One way to add additional flavor to the turkey
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is by using an herb rub.
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A dry herb rub consists of a variety of herbs of your choice
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that are finely chopped.
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Here we are using fresh rosemary, thyme, sage, and salts.
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Simply sprinkle herbs generously over the turkey,
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and rub them into the skin.
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For best results, spread the rub evenly on all sides.
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Don't forget to rub under the wings and thighs
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and on the bottom of the bird.
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The rub provides a delicious crust
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and seals in moisture.
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Fresh herbs work best because of their oils.
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You may wanna add additional oil to the rub.
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This will help seal in the juices
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and aid in browning.
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Now you have a beautiful, herb-rubbed turkey.
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