Barbecued Turkey Leg Recipe

Barbecued Turkey Leg picture


Difficulty LevelEasyCourse
MethodMain Ingredient


 Whole turkey leg1 , skinned
 Vegetable oil3 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Paprika To Taste
 Onion1 Small, finely chopped
 Celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
 Ketchup3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Worcestershire sauce2 Tablespoon
 White vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Brown sugar1 Tablespoon
 Dry mustard1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1081 Calories from Fat 566

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.5%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 153.6 mg

Sodium 3035.1 mg126.5%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.1%

Sugars 69.1 g

Protein 50 g99.4%

Vitamin A 16.6% Vitamin C 26%

Calcium 13.2% Iron 38.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Brush turkey leg with 2 tbsp (30 mL) oil.
On a barbecue, place an oiled grid 3 inches (7.5 cm) from charcoal.
Roast turkey leg 3 minutes each side.
Raise grid to 6 inches (15 cm).
Continue cooking 25 minutes or so, turning over meat regularly.
Baste with a little oil, if needed.
In a skillet, heat remaining oil.
Lightly fry vegetables.
Add remaining ingredients.
Mix to a smooth sauce.
Over low heat, simmer 15 minutes.
Serve hot.