Share: Basted or Self-Basted Chicken or turkey that has been injected or marinated with a solution of water, broth or stock that contains a fat (such as butter), spices and flavor enhancers. Featured Recipes Lemon-Herb Roasted Turkey Lemon and thyme are the predominant flavors in this golden, tender and moist turkey that has just six ingredients. It's so easy, we guarantee success! —Felicia Smith, Georgetown, Texas Related Tips Whip To beat rapidly by hand or with an electric mixer to add air and increase volume. Broiler/Fryer Chicken A chicken about 7 weeks old that weighs 2-1/2 to 4-1/2 pounds. Strain To separate solids from liquid by pouring through a sieve or colander.