Grill Roasted Turkey

This easy grill roasted turkey recipe is a new way to make a tender, juicy turkey for your next big family or friend dinner party.

  • Servings


  • Cook Time

    2 - 3 hours

  • Course

    Main Dish

You’ll Need...

Heavy Duty Foil



PREHEAT grill to medium, indirect heat.

MAKE a foil drip pan to place under turkey during indirect grilling. To make the foil drip pan, stack 2 sheets of Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil 6 inches longer and wider than the turkey. Fold in all edges 1 1/2–inches. Fold edges upright, forming 1 1/2–inch sides. Press corners against sides set foil drip pan aside.

REMOVE neck and giblets from turkey rinse turkey and pat dry. Brush with oil. Do not stuff turkey. Stuffing may be wrapped in heavy strength foil and heated on the grill. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of thigh, not touching bone. Place foil drip pan under grill grate. Brush grill grate with oil. Place turkey on grill grate above foil drip pan.

GRILL turkey in covered grill over medium, indirect heat until meat thermometer reads 180°F. Approximate grilling times are 2-3 hours for 8-12 pound turkey 3-4 hours for 12-16 pound turkey. Grilling is not recommended for turkey over 16 pounds. For easy slicing, remove turkey from grill, cover with foil and let stand minutes.