Asked by: Ou Gorchakov
asked in category: General Last Updated: 21st June, 2020

How long does it take to roast a turkey in a convection oven?

Baking a whole turkey in a convection oven involves placing it on a roasting rack within a roasting pan, inserting a meat thermometer, loosely covering the bird with foil and baking it for about 2 hours until the thermometer reaches 180 degrees.

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In respect to this, how many minutes per pound do you cook a turkey in a convection oven?

Cooking a Turkey in a Convection Oven

Minutes/lb. Oven Temp
Whole Turkey
Unstuffed (10-15 lbs.) 8-11 min./lb 325
Unstuffed (over 15 lbs.) 7-10 min/lb. 325
Turkey Breast

Additionally, what temperature do you cook a turkey in a convection oven?

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F on the convection setting.
  2. Wash the turkey inside and out and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. Place turkey on roasting pan and brush with olive oil.
  4. Cut and loosen the skin from the turkey breast and rub rosemary and thyme onto the turkey.

Secondly, is it better to cook a turkey in a convection oven or regular oven?

When it comes to cooking turkey, convection ovens cook the Thanksgiving bird more quickly (about 30% faster) and evenly than standard ovens. Since convection ovens take less time to cook turkey, you should set them for a lower temperature than you would a regular oven.

How long do you cook a roast in a convection oven?

Roast in a 375° regular or 350° convection oven until a meat thermometer inserted in center of thickest part reaches 120° to 125°, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Remove from oven and let stand in a warm place at least 20 minutes.

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