Easy Roasted Turkey Legs

Servings :

Total Time:

6 servings

1 hour 50 minutes


oregano parsley garlic powder sweet paprika cayenne brown sugar salt ground pepper lemon , zest only For the turkey turkey leg and thigh portions olive oil lemon , sliced into rounds (use the zested lemon) red onion fresh rosemary

Step 1

Rub the turkey with olive oil. Combine all the ingredients for the rub and then sprinkle liberally over the turkey on both sides.

Step 2

Prehea the oven to 180C (350F). Line a roasting tin with baking paper or foil and spread the onion, rosemary and lemon slices over it.

Step 3

Place the turkey leg on top, skin side down and roast for 30 minutes. Turn the legs over, skin side up, and continue to cook for a further 40 minutes or until the internal temperature is 75°C (167°F).

Step 4

Rest the turkey, loosely covered with foil, for 20-30 minutes. Slice and serve with your favourite sides!

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