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Oven Baked Barbecue Turkey

It’s turkey season, Thanksgiving is almost here. Easy oven baked turkey is on the menu and I’m telling you this turkey recipe is delicious. I used 2 turkey legs and wings. You can use just legs, or wings.

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Turkey in a pan
Oven Baked Barbecue Turkey
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 45 mins
  • 2 Turkey Legs (or drumstick)
  • 2 Turkey Wings
  • 1/3 Cup Flour
  • 1 Cup Barbecue Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil (or your choice)
  • 2 Tablespoon Seasoning (I used thyme and Italian seasoning)
  • 2 Tablespoon Chili powder ( I used dry pepper) add more or less
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic (optional)
  • 1 Chopped Onion
  • 1 Seasoning Cube (I used Knorr)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

  2. Half the seasoning, seasoning cube and season turkey with it. Try and lift the skin up to get the season inside the turkey.

    Seasoned Turkey
  3. In a bowl, mix flour, salt, the remaining seasoning, onion powder, and chili pepper

  4. Dredge the turkey in flour mixture.

    Dredge turkey
  5. Place a skillet over medium heat. Pour oil and heat, brown the turkey on all sides.

  6. While the turkey is browning, mix barbecue sauce, minced garlic (if you're using) water, the remaining seasoning cube, onion, and coat the turkey with it.

    Coat turkey
  7. In a baking pan, transfer the browned and coated turkey into it. Cover with foil and bake for 1.5 hours in the preheated oven.

    place in a pan
  8. Remove the foil and bake for additional 1 hour, basting occasionally by using the mixture from the baking pan. Continue to bake until tender or the internal temperature reaches 180 degrees.

  9. Enjoy.

    Turkey in a pan
Recipe Notes

You can adjust the recipe to suit your taste. Also, I placed foil inside the baking pan before transferring the turkey. It will reduce the sticking and cleaning time.

You might want to try Honey Lime Glazed Skewed Shrimps

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