Lemon and Sage Turkey Buffe
Classic flavours of lemon and sage create a tasty Christmas turkey.
How long will it take?
Takes 2 ½ hours
What’s the serving size?
Serves 10 -12
What do I need?
- 5 kg turkey buffe
- 1 large or 2 small lemons, thinly sliced
- 6 sage leaves
- 75 g butter, softened
How do I make it?
- Use your fingers to gently loosen the skin on the turkey breast. Place lemon slices and sage leaves in a neat layer between the skin and the breast.
- Rub butter all over the skin, massaging it in. Season with salt and pepper and place in the oven for 30 minutes or until it is a light golden brown. Reduce oven temperature to 180C and continue cooking for 1 ½ to 2 hours or until the turkey is cooked through.
- Remove from oven, cover with foil and leave to rest for 20 – 30 minutes before serving.