How to make turkey in pastry

How to make turkey in pastry

The turkey is considered the traditional main course of a Christmas table, however she can be prepared also for other holidays. Carcasses of this bird are on sale in cooled and in the frozen look weighing from one to five kilograms. If the carcass seems too big, it is possible to get and prepare a breast of a turkey in the test.

It is required to you

  • 1 carcass of a turkey;
    • 1 cups of water;
    • 600-700 g of flour;
    • 5 tablespoons of vegetable oil;
    • salt
    • pepper - to taste.
    • For pickling of a turkey weighing 4 kg:
    • 6 l of water;
    • 125 g of salt;
    • 3 tablespoons of peppercorn;
    • 1 stick of cinnamon;
    • 1 tablespoons of seeds of caraway seeds;
    • several sticks of a carnation;
    • 2 tablespoons of spicy mustard (ready or in powder);
    • 120 g of sugar;
    • 2 bulbs;
    • 4 large segments of garlic;
    • the ginger root rubbed (it is possible to use powder);
    • 1 orange with a peel
    • cut on segments;
    • 4 tablespoons of honey;
    • fresh parsley or cilantro.


1. Prepare a carcass of a turkey for roasting. If frozen turkey is acquired, put it two days prior to preparation in the cool place (in the fridge). After the carcass was defrozen, rub it outside and inside with salt mix with a black sprinkling pepper.

2. Make a sharp knife cuts of a paunch of a turkey on each side and fill legs in a carcass. Fix wings by wooden toothpicks.

3. Sift flour, pour in it in warm water or milk. Add salt, sunflower oil and knead dough. Lay out it on the cutting board sprinkled with flour and roll layer about one centimeter thick.

4. Put the prepared carcass of a turkey on layer. Inwrap it in dough and fix edges. Cut off excess dough a sharp knife.

5. Warm an oven to 200 wasps. Oil a form for roasting by sunflower. Put a turkey in a form and put in the warmed oven.

6. Define preparation time of turkey in pastry at the rate of one hour on one kilogram of a carcass. Bake a carcass during timed.

7. To make sure that the dish is ready, pierce it in the widest place. The meat fluid of a ready turkey has to be transparent and not contain blood. Take out a bird from an oven and cool a little. Pull out toothpicks from wings and lay out a turkey on a dish.

8. Make as a garnish for this dish salad from a fresh vegetables. It is possible to serve turkey in pastry on a table as in a warm, and cold look.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team