Asian Spiced Turkey with Roasted Potatoes

Thanksgiving Marathon of Recipes

Asian Spiced Turkey with Roasted Potatoes

Author Chef Lorna Maseko


  • 10 lb Turkey
  • 1 tbsp Ginger powder
  • 1 tbsp Onion powder
  • 1 tbsp Chinese 5 spice
  • 1 tbsp Teriyaki
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Ponzu
  • 2 tsp Sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Garlic and ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Half Lemon
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 Chicken stock
  • 2 Star anise
  • 12 Baby Potatoes¬†
  • Handful of fresh coriander to garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • In a bowl, combine ginger powder, garlic powder, Chinese 5 spice, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, ponzu, sesame oil, honey, garlic, ginger paste, lemon juice, and stir.¬†
  • Place half lemon in the cavity of the chicken, then truss it up.
  • Generously brush the marinade on the turkey, place on a tray and add water, chicken stock and star anise. Cover with tin foil and place in the oven for 1hr. Remove from the oven and brush every 30mins.¬†
  • After 2 hours of cooking in total, remove from oven and place baby potatoes on the tray, roast for a further 45mins, then remove and garnish with coriander.
  • Use the juices from the turkey as a sauce.
  • Serve and enjoy!