Citrus Herb-Roasted Turkey & Port Gravy

Ready in
3 hr 10 min
Roast your next Thanksgiving Day turkey in this zesty combination of fresh orange and fine herbs. Serve with velvety gravy made with port wine and cream.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


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Prep Time

10 min

Cooking Time

3 hr

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 Orange halved
2 pkgs Knorr® Homestyle Stock Chicken divided
0.25 cup Fresh Herbs chopped
2 tbsp Olive Oil
0.5 tsp Ground Black Pepper divided
2 Sweet onion quartered
5 kg Turkey giblets and neck removed
0.25 cup Water
2 tbsp All Purpose Flour
2 tbsp Whipping Cream


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Squeeze juice from ½ of the orange; set aside.
  2. Combine 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock - Chicken, herbs, olive oil, orange juice and 1/4 tsp. (1 mL)  black pepper in small bowl. Rub mixture under and over turkey skin. Arrange remaining 1/2 orange and onions inside cavity of turkey. Arrange turkey in roasting pan on rack.
  3. Roast turkey 45 minutes.
  4. Decrease oven to 375°F (190°C) and roast 1 hour. Baste turkey and turn pan in oven. Continue roasting until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh reaches 180°F (90°C), about 1 hour. Remove turkey from pan and keep warm. Skim fat from pan drippings, then pour drippings into measuring cup. Add enough water to bring  total liquid to 2 cups (500 mL).
  5. To make gravy, add drippings mixture, wine and remaining  1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Chicken to roasting pan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, scraping up brown bits from bottom of pan. Combine 1/4 cup (60 mL) water with flour in small bowl, then stir into pan. Cook, stirring frequently, until gravy is slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Strain, if desired. Stir in cream and remaining black pepper. Serve gravy with turkey.

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