Instant Pot Roasted Turkey

Holiday season is here? That’s exactly the time to make this delicious Roasted Turkey! A perfect main dish that is a must-have on your dinning table!

Pro tip: I like to broil it a bit using the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid or in the oven to make it crispy.

Instant Pot Roasted Turkey
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butter, Roasted Turkey, whole turkey
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 (11-lb) whole turkey necks and gibbets removed
  • 2-3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2-3 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Season turkey with salt and black pepper evenly.
  • Place butter in a larger Instant Pot and select “Sauté”. Then add the turkey and cook until browned.
  • Select “Cancel” and transfer turkey onto a tray.
  • Stuff the cavity of turkey with herb sprigs and tie up the legs together.
  • In the pot of Instant Pot, place turkey and pour broth and lemon juice on top.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about 45 minutes. 
  • Press “Cancel” and allow a natural release for about 10 minutes and then do a quick release.
  • Remove the lid and place turkey onto a cutting board for about 15-20 minutes before carving.
  • Cut turkey into desired sized pieces and serve.
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