Salt-Roasted Turkey with Lemon and Oregano

1305 mins (prep 30)
16 ingredients
makes 8 to 10 servings
The technique: Rub the bird with an herbal, citrusy salt mixture and let it chill overnight. As the turkey sits, the salt draws moisture to the skin. During roasting, the flavorful liquid seasons the meat and keeps it moist. The payoff: A superjuicy bird with crisp, browned skin.

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Serving Size (125.3 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 316.5 Calories from Fat 219.78
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24.42g 300.57%
Saturated Fat 4.97g 198.62%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 78.67mg 209.79%
Sodium 1146.8mg 382.27%
Total Carbohydrate 3.57g 9.53%
Dietary Fiber 0.88 g 28.26%
Sugars 1.18 g %
Protein 20.3g 324.77%
Vitamin A 25.13IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 55.2mg% Iron 1.68mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
coarse kosher salt, chopped fresh oregano, or, dried oregano, finely grated lemon peel, finely chopped garlic, neck, celery stalks, chopped fresh oregano, chopped fresh thyme, coarse kosher salt, fresh lemon juice, or, low-salt chicken broth, fresh oregano