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Roasted Turkey Crown – simple

Written by Gryphon

Roast Turkey Crown - Simple

A simple recipe to cook a lovely turkey
4.8 from 78 votes
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, British, French
Keyword: Turkey
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 986kcal



  • Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
  • Mix the olive oil, garlic, rosemary, thyme, lemon zest, sea salt and black pepper.
  • Place the turkey crown in a roasting tin (on a rack if desired) and rub the herb mixture all over the crown, getting under the skin as well.
  • Roast the crown for 90 minutes to 2 hours, or until the juices run clear.
  • Tent with aluminium foil and let rest for up to 2 hours before carving.
  • It will stay warm for a long time so don't panic.


Sodium: 1308mg | Sugar: 0.03g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 1483mg | Cholesterol: 388mg | Calories: 986kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Fat: 40g | Protein: 145g | Carbohydrates: 2g