Thawing Turke

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Frozen turkeys need to be defrosted before roasting. There are two methods for doing this.
Here are the approximate thawing times for frozen whole turkeys.
POUNDS IN REFRIGERATOR UNDER COLD RUNNING WATER IN WATERTIGHT WRAPPER
4 to 10 1 to 2 days 4 to 6 hours
10 to 20 2 to 3 days 6 to 8 hours
20 to 24 3 to 4 days 8 to 12 hours

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