WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF BRITISH TURKEYS

Your window to the turkey world brought to you by the British Poultry Council. We are busy behind the scenes adding useful guides and recipes here.

To help with your Turkey roast, scroll down to find our Cooking Calculators to give you our accurate, officially approved, times and details.

During early 2021 will be adding 100s of Turkey recipes, including a large selection of low fat meals.

We already have a many inspiring Christmas Related Recipes, from the traditional roasts to the slightly more unusual. There is also a variety of recipes for using up your leftovers. Check back soon for more.

 

Turkey Cooking Calculators

Below you can easily work out, how large a turkey you need for the amount of people you are serving. You can also calculate how much time you need to allow it to defrost the turkey you have by simply popping your bird’s weight, in kilo’s, into the defrosting area. And finally the crucial time you need to cook your whole turkey, crown or joint thanks to our great roasting time calculator below. 

Weight

Servings

Enter the number of servings you require to show the weight you should be looking for below and press ‘CALCULATE’.



You will need a bird or joint of approximately:

Defrost

Defrosting Times

This time is calculated with the turkey being stored in a cool room around 17.5°C.



To thaw fully in a cool room (17.5°c), your whole bird or joint will take approximately:

Oven

Roasting Times

Work out your turkey cooking time by simply entering the weight of your turkey in kilo’s, including stuffing, below.



Roasting at 180°C (Fan) / 375°F / Gas Mark 5 your whole bird, or joint, will approximately take:

Latest Turkey Recipes

Below are the latest recipes we’ve added to the site from a selection of inspiring Christmas Related Recipes. Choose from traditional roasts to the slightly more unusual and ideas for using up your leftovers.

In the New Year 100s more Turkey recipes will be added, including a large selection of low fat meals.

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