Turkey Injection Marinade for Two 13 lb. Turkeys

Turkey Injection Marinade for Two 13 lb. Turkeys

1/2 cup Grand Marnier
1/2 cup Trappey’s Mexi-Pep Hot Sauce
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
2 oz. bottle garlic juice
2 oz. bottle onion juice
1 Tbsp salt
1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
1/2 tsp white pepper
1 tsp smoked jalapeno powder (chipotle powder)
1 tsp paprika
1/2 stick butter
2 tsp liquid smoke
2 tsp Turkish oregano
2 tsp cajun power liquid spice mix - optional

 Mix together and simmer lightly 10 minutes.

Cool slightly and strain through first a fine mesh, then a super fine
mesh (tea) strainer, with a mesh smaller than your injector’s bore
(so it doesn’t plug up).Inject turkeys the day before frying. The
marinade must be warm.
Stir often while processing. Inject every 1/2 inch or so.After
injecting then do a dry rub for each bird -
1/2 c salt
1/4 c garlic powder
1/4 c onion powder
1/8 c each - thyme, paprika, ground bay
1/8 c each - oregano and black pepper
Rub liberally on meat under skin
and on outside skin. Cook at 350 for 3.5 minutes/lb for 3/4 of the
calculated time.
Let stand for 15-20 min. Carve/seperate drumsticks, wings, and breast
from bone. Cut meat across the grain.