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Turkey Barbecue

 Turkey Barbecue
Cayenne and lemon pepper add zip to this tantalizing shredded turkey that will have guests lining up for seconds. The well-seasoned meat takes some time to prepare, but it's well worth the effort. -Tammy Schill, Omaha, Nebraska
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 3 hours 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 turkey (about 12 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons steak sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 12 sandwich rolls, split
  • Lettuce leaves and tomato slices, optional

Directions

  • Place turkey, breast side up, on a rack in a roasting pan. Combine
  • the butter, Worcestershire sauce, steak sauce and seasonings; rub 3
  • tablespoons over turkey. Cover and refrigerate remaining butter
  • mixture. Bake turkey, uncovered, at 325° for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or
  • until a meat thermometer reads 180°, basting occasionally with
  • pan drippings.
  • Remove turkey; pour drippings into a saucepan. When turkey is cool
  • enough to handle, remove meat from the bones. Shred turkey and
  • return to the roasting pan. Add broth and remaining butter mixture
  • to the drippings; bring to a rolling boil. Pour over shredded

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Turkey Barbecue (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • turkey.
  • Cover and bake at 325° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.
  • Serve on rolls with lettuce and tomato if desired. Yield: 12
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 672 calories, 23 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 192 mg cholesterol, 898 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 74 g protein.