Provencal Butter Baste For Turkey & Chicken

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"Turkey is a year round favorite at our house, this easy to make savory baste for turkey and chicken is one I often use for special occasions. A great find from a small cookbook of savory recipes, makes for a wonderful aroma that tantalizes, the turkey absolutely delicious. Perfect for the holiday table, or anytime you have family and friends gather."

Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (154.7 g)
  • Calories 353.2
  • Total Fat - 35.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 22.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 91.6 mg
  • Sodium - 308.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 13.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.3 g
  • Sugars - 2.7 g
  • Protein - 2 g
  • Calcium - 129.6 mg
  • Iron - 3.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 58.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

In two small bowls measure out spices, dividing evenly

Step 2

In a small pot over medium-low heat slowly melt the butter and the lemon juice (or a few seconds in a mircowave)

Step 3

Add half the spices and mix, use as a baste for your turkey and chicken

Step 4

Use the rest of the dry spice mix sprinkled on the turkey or chicken using amount to suit your taste

Step 5

Note, it is suggested to put some of the baste under the skin for extra flavour

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No special items needed.