Fastest Way to Defrost a Turkey

In a hurry? Follow our tips for the fastest way to defrost a turkey!

The best and safest ways to thaw a whole turkey are: in the refrigerator, allowing 24 hours for every 5 pounds, or in a sink of cold water, allowing 30 minutes per pound and changing the water every 30 minutes.

Learn How to Make Turkey Ahead and How Long to Cook a Turkey.

Turkey Ideas and Recipes

Get great tips on turkey thawing, thermometer placement, best roasting pan, and gorgeous garnish suggestions.


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