Do I have to add water to the outer roaster pot to cook the turkey?
I do. I add about 4 cups of water in with the turkey. I think pour melted butter over the turkey and sprinkle on my seasoning. As the turkey cooks, keep the lid on and baste it often (add more water if needed). A turkey cooked in an electric roaster usually cooks faster due to the smaller space around it.
Adding water steams the turkey. I learned this in a cooking class. Put butter under the breast skin.
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Can I cook a turkey breast in a turkey bag in an electric roaster oven?
You can contact the store where purchased or the manufacturer-online or phone.
How would you cook a turkey breast in a GE stand alone roaster?
Exactly the same way you would cook it in your oven. But here is some advice. Your oven is 220 if it is electric. Your stand alone oven is standard and takes a lot more power to run than your electric oven.
Is it quicker to cook a turkey in an electric roaster?
I use electric roaster whenever I roast turkey. It frees my oven to do last minute dressing, which we like to be baked in a biscuit pan rather than in the turkey, and to bake last minute dishes to keep them hot. I always put a bout 1 to 2 qts of water in bottom of roaster pan and put salt and pepper on the turkey. I turn the turkey breast down and roast at 350 degrees until it falls off bone. A 20 lb turkey will take about 4 to 5 hours.
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Has anyone cooked a turkey in an electric roster? How did it work out and do you have any tips?