How To Cook A 15 Lb Turkey?

How long do you cook a 15 lb turkey?

If your turkey weighs 15 to 16 pounds, roast it at:

  • 425°F for 3 to 3 1/4 hours.
  • 400°F for 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 hours.
  • 350°F for 3 1/2 to 3 3/4 hours.
  • 325°F for 3 3/4 to 4 hours.

16 May 2018

Do you cook a turkey at 325 or 350?

Roast the turkey uncovered at a temperature ranging from 325°F to 350°F. Higher temperatures may cause the meat to dry out, but this is preferable to temperatures that are too low which may not allow the interior of the turkey to cook to a safe temperature.

How long do you cook a 16 pound turkey?

Roast the turkey.

The rule of thumb for cooking a turkey is 13 minutes per pound. So our 16-pound turkey was estimated to cook in about 3 1/2 hours. However, some factors like brining the bird, cooking with an empty (un-stuffed) cavity, and leaving the legs un-trussed will contribute to much faster cooking.6 Dec 2019

What temperature do you cook a turkey?

Insert a meat thermometer into the thickest part of the thigh. The thermometer should point towards the body, and should not touch the bone. What temperature to cook a turkey: Place the bird on a rack in a roasting pan, and into a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven (or follow recipe instructions).