How long does it take to cook a 4.5 kg turkey crown?

How long does it take to cook a 4.5 kg turkey crown?

Weigh your bird to calculate the correct cooking time – it’s 20 minutes per kg. Then add on another 70 minutes (or 90 minutes if your turkey crown weighs more than 4kg).

How many will a 5kg turkey crown feed?

6-8 people
Herb Fed Free Range Bronze Turkey Crown (allowing for some left overs)

Size of bird Portions
Below 3kg (6.5lb) up to 5 people
3kg – 4kg (6.5lb – 8.8lb) 4-6 people
4kg – 5kg (8.8lb – 11lb) 6-8 people
5kg plus (11lb plus) 10-12 people

How do I cook a 5kg turkey breast?


  1. Take the turkey breast out of the fridge and allow it to come to room temperature for an hour.
  2. Heat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5.
  3. Weigh the turkey breast and calculate 40 mins per kilo, plus an additional 20 mins.
  4. Rub the butter over the skin and season well.

How long does it take to cook a 5.5 lb turkey crown?

Roast Turkey Crown Cooking Times

Turkey Crown Weight Cooking time
1.5kg / 3lb 1 hour 40 minutes
2kg / 4.5lb 1 hour 50 minutes
2.5kg / 5.5lb 2 hours 00 minutes
3kg / 7lb 2 hours 10 minutes

Do you wrap a turkey crown in foil?

Cover the turkey crown in foil and roast for 60 minutes. The foil will help keep the breast meat juicy and stop the skin browning too soon and burning before the meat is cooked. After 60 minutes, remove the turkey from the oven and remove the foil. Baste the turkey with the juices you find at the bottom of the tin.

How do you cook a 5kg turkey crown?

Smear the butter all over the turkey crown and season all over with salt and pepper. Put in a roasting tin skin-side up and roast for 70 mins plus 20 mins per kg, or until the internal temperature reaches 65-70C.

How long does it take to cook a 5kg turkey breast?

Cooking times will vary according to the weight of your Turkey or Turkey joint, but as a guide it is a good idea to allow 20 minutes per Kg, plus 70 minutes if the bird or joint is under 4Kg, or plus 90 minutes if it is over 4Kg, at a cooking temperature of 190°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.

Do I cover turkey crown with foil?

Do you cover a turkey crown when roasting?

How does Jamie Oliver cook a turkey crown?

Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4 and season the crown and legs with sea salt and black pepper. 8. As a guide, you want to cook a stuffed higher-welfare bird for 25 to 30 minutes per kilo, and a standard bird for 35 to 40 minutes per kilo.

How long should I cook a 4kg turkey crown?

How long should I cook a turkey crown? My rule of thumb is to cook a turkey crown that is 4kg or less for 70 minutes plus 20mins x the number of kilograms, so for a 2kg turkey crown that’s 70 + (20×2) = 110minutes = 1h50m.

How do you cook a turkey crown so it is moist?

Having some liquid in the bottom of your roasting tray, smearing with butter and draping over smoked bacon will all help to keep the crown moist during cooking and stop it from drying out. You can keep an eye on the internal temperature of your bird as you’re cooking if you have a temperature probe.

  • August 3, 2022