Chi’s Thanksgiving Turkey




10-12 pound turkey
5 medium onions
5 stalks celery
4 sticks carrots
1 cup shittake mushrooms
1 1/2 cup water
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tbsp oregano
1 tabsp thyme
1 tsp paprika
1 beaten egg
1 cup olive oil


Make sure turkey is defrosted. Rinse turkey and pat dry. Put 3 onions, 3 stalks celery, 2 sticks carrots all chopped on the bottom of a roasting pan. Place rack over vegetables. Add water at the bottom and rub the turkey with the 3/4 cup olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika and thyme. Place turkey breast side up on roasting pan. Then heat remainder of olive oil and sautee remaining vegetables (that have been finely chopped) for about 5 minutes. Then add beaten egg and remainder of spices to mixture and stuff the turkey. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees. Baste with vegetable mixture through cooking. Serves 8-10 people.

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