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How many minutes per pound should I cook a stuffed turkey?
How many minutes per pound do you cook a stuffed turkey?
|We suggest cooking a 10-18 lb. turkey for 3.75 - 4.5 hours. Be sure to use your meat thermometer to guage when your turkey is done. The temperature should read 165° F in the stuffing, 170° F in the breast and 180° F in the thigh.|
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I was always told that 15 minutes for every pound & a half (1 & 1/2 lbs) at 325 degrees. 30 minutes for every 3 lbs. So why are they saying 18-20 minutes per lb? Maybe if it's stuff? First I brined my turkey, than I cook a 16 lb bird for 2 1/2 hours at 325, breast side down than I flip my bird over and cook it for 40 minutes at 450 degrees. It came out moist/juicey with a nice crisp skin and done all the way to the bone. Note: It was unstuff. Stuffing takes longer to cook than the turkey dose.