Guajillo Chile Marinated Turkey

Total Time: 6 hours
Serves: 15
Guajillo Chile Marinated Turkey
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  • 1 Foster Farms® fresh whole turkey
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 guajillo chilies
  • 1 bottle white wine
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 bottle ketchup
  • 2 small cola soda pops
  • 1 jar mustard
  • 1 jar dry oregano
  • 1 jar powdered chicken bouillon
  • 1 jar fine herbs
  • 2 sticks margarine
  • Salt
  • White ground pepper


  1. Wash the turkey and with a very fine knife, carve small holes over the whole surface.
  2. Glaze it with the mustard and let it sit for 2 hours.
  3. Meanwhile, clean the guajillo chilies with a kitchen towel and devein, peel the garlic, wash the onion and cut it in large pieces. Roast everything in a pan over medium heat, stirring the ingredients constantly to roast them evenly on all sides.
  4. Preheat the oven at 375ºF to 383ºF.
  5. When the ingredients are ready, mix in a blender with a pinch of pepper, a teaspoon of oregano, a teaspoon of fine herbs, and add a cup of ketchup, the soda pops, one stick of margarine, two teaspoons powdered bouillon, and a pinch of salt.
  6. Cover a large, deep, baking dish with margarine (a special turkey pan would be ideal). Place the turkey inside and pour the mixture previously blended.
  7. Leave in oven for 1 hour per every 2 lb of turkey.
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