Citrus Turkey

Citrus Turkey


  • 1 Foster Farms Whole Turkey
  • 4 oranges
  • 2 grapefruits
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 limes
  • 2 tangelos or tangerines
  • 1 sweet onion (maui or Vidalia)
  • 1/8 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon pepper, divided
  • 1/4 cup tequila or lime juice


  1. Zest citrus, dice onion and blend together with honey, tequila (or lime juice) and 1/2 tablespoon of pepper. Cut the leftover citrus into wedges and reserve for stuffing.
  2. Spread zest into mixture over the exterior of the bird. Rub remaining pepper into cavity of bird and then stuff with citrus wedges.
  3. Tie legs together and then BBQ for best results. If cooking in the oven, baste the bird with drippings, or make extra zest to drip over it as it cooks.


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