# How long does a 3 8 kg turkey take to cook?

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## How long does it take to cook a 3.75 kg turkey?

Put in a roasting tin, breast-side up, and roast for 40 mins per 1kg for the first 4kg, then 45 mins for every 1kg over that weight, or until the internal temperature reaches 65-70C. For a turkey of this weight, the cooking time should be 3½-4 hrs.

## How long does it take to cook a 3.5 kg turkey?

For a 3.5kg-5kg (8lb-11lb) turkey allow 1¾-2¼ hours total. For a 5.4kg-6.3kg (12lb-14lb) turkey allow about 2½ hours.

## How long does it take to cook a 3.10 kg turkey?

Pre-heat the oven to 230oC/450oF/Gas Mark 8 and cook at this temperature for 30 to 60 minutes depending on size, before reducing the heat to 190oC/375oF/Gas Mark 5.

Suggested Cooking Times.

Weight(kg) Time (hr) Time + Foil (hr)
6 2.30 3.15
7 2.50 3.40
8 3.10 4.00
9 3.30 4.25

## How long do you cook a 3.25 kg turkey?

Cover the turkey with tin foil then put it in the hot oven and immediately turn the temperature down to 180°C/350°F/gas 4. Cook for about 35 to 40 minutes per kilo.

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## How long does it take to cook a 3kg turkey?

How long to cook a turkey

1. 3kg (6lb), 1¾ – 2 hours, Up to 60 mins, 4-6.
2. 4kg (8lb), 2 – 2¼ hours, Up to 60 mins, 6.
3. 5kg (10lb), 2¼ – 2½ hours, Up to 60 mins, 8.
4. 6kg (12lb), 2½ – 2¾ hours, Up to 60 mins, 8.
5. 7kg (14lb), 2¾ -3 hours, Up to 60 mins, 8-10.
6. 9kg (18lb), 3½ – 4 hours, Up to 60 mins, 10-14.

## How long do you cook an 8 kg turkey?

Approximate Timetable for Roasting a Turkey at 350°F (177°C)*

Weight Stuffed
8 – 10 lbs (3.6 – 4.5 kg) 2 h 40 min – 3 h 30 min
11 – 13 lbs (5.0 – 5.9 kg) 3 h 40 min – 4 h 20 min
14 – 16 lbs (6.4 – 7.3 kg) 4 h 40 min – 5 h 20 min
17 – 19 lbs (7.7 – 8.6 kg) 5 h 40 min – 6 h 20 min

## How long should a turkey rest for?

Turkeys between 4-6kg should be rested for 1½ hours, and ones from 6-10kg can rest for two hours. Get your turkey out of the fridge 30 minutes before you cook it. You’ll get less shrinkage when it goes into a hot oven.

## Do you cook a turkey at 325 or 350?

Roast in a 325° or 350° (depending on size of bird; see below) oven until thermometer registers 160°. If turkey is unstuffed, tip slightly to drain juices from body cavity into pan. Transfer turkey to a platter. Let stand in a warm place, uncovered, for 15 to 30 minutes, then carve.

## How long does it take to cook a 3.4 kg turkey crown?

How to cook a turkey crown

1. Heat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. …
2. Put in a roasting tin skin-side up and roast for 70 mins plus 20 mins per kg, or until the internal temperature reaches 65-70C.
3. Remove the turkey from the oven and rest in a warm place for 20 mins.
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## How do I cook a 8 kg turkey?

General rule of thumb for oven cooking a stuffed turkey at 325° F is 15 minutes per pound (30 minutes per kilogram). Many variables affect the roasting time. An accurate meat thermometer is recommended.