How long does it take to thaw out a 12 pound turkey?
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Also question is, how long does it take to cook a 12 pound turkey?
Calculate Turkey Roasting Time and Temperature. The simplest say to figure out turkey roasting times is to calculate 13 minutes per pound at 350°F for an unstuffed turkey (that's about 3 hours for a 12- to 14-pound bird).
Similarly, how long will it take a 13 pound turkey to thaw? Turkey Thawing Time
|Turkey Size||Thaw in Refrigerator||Thaw in Cold Water|
|4 to 12 lbs.||1 to 3 days||2 to 6 hours|
|12 to 16 lbs.||3 to 4 days||6 to 8 hours|
|16 to 20 lbs.||4 to 5 days||8 to 10 hours|
|20 to 24 lbs.||5 to 6 days||10 to 12 hours|
Keeping this in consideration, how long does it take to thaw a 5lb turkey?
about 24 hours
Should I cook my turkey at 325 or 350?
Roast the turkey uncovered at a temperature ranging from 325°F to 350°F. Higher temperatures may cause the meat to dry out, but this is preferable to temperatures that are too low which may not allow the interior of the turkey to cook to a safe temperature.