Italian Herb Turkey Injection Marinade

Italian herb turkey injection marinade recipe

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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 dozen (12 servings)

Many injection marinades are built around a Cajun flavor. This one is mild in heat, but rich in herb flavors that are reminiscent of your favorite Italian meals. Make sure that the herbs you use are ground up, so that they will fit through your injection needle.

Ingredients

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for Italian turkey injection marinade
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  2. Make sure that your Italian seasoning is finely ground. If you need to, run it through a spice grinder or a mortar and pestle.

    Blend seasoning
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  3. Combine all ingredients and mix well. This marinade will settle so you need to give it a stir every time you reload the needle.

    Combine ingredients
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  4. Inject the marinade into the turkey, butter the inside, and/or season the outside if you like. Discard remaining marinade.

    Inject marinade into turkey
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  5. Cook turkey, serve, and enjoy!

    Cook turkey
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