Turkey Cooking Temperatures and Times

Turkey cooking temperatures and times are important to monitor in order to
insure meat is safely cooked to the proper doneness. When preparing
turkey, use the chart of turkey cooking times below as a guide to how much
time to cook the turkey. Use the temperatures stated in each section of
turkey cooking times to check doneness when the meat is oven baked,
grilled, and cooked in a bag.
TURKEY Cooking Temperatures and Times
Oven Cooked Approximate Cooking Time
Type Temp. Weight
Unstuffed Stuffed
Turkey, whole
Breast, half
Breast, whole
Breast, whole
Drumsticks
Thighs
Wings
325°F 8-12 lbs
12-14 lbs
14-18 lbs
18-20 lbs
20-24 lbs
2-3 lbs
4-6 lbs
6-8 lbs
3/4-1 lb
3/4-1 lb
6-8 oz
2 3/4-3 hrs
3-3 3/4 hrs
3 3/4-4 1/4 hrs
4 1/4-4 1/2 hrs
4 1/2-5 hrs
50-60 min
1 1/2-1 1/4 hrs
2 1/4-3 1/4 hrs
2-2 1/4 hrs
1 3/4-2 hrs
1 3/4-2 1/4 hrs
3-3 1/2 hrs
3 1/2-4 hrs
4-4 1/4 hrs
4 1/4-4 3/4 hrs
4 3/4-5 1/2 hrs
Start with meat at refrigerator temperature. Remove from oven when meat
thermometer reads 175°-180°F; temperature will continue to rise as it stands.
Grilled
Approximate Cooking Time
Internal Temp. 180°F
Type Weight Unstuffed Stuffed
Whole turkey
(indirect heat)
8-12 lbs
12-16 lbs
2-3 hrs
3-4 hrs
Cooked at 350°F in Oven
Bag
Approximate Cooking Time
Type
Total
Weight
Regular
Size
10" x 16"
Large
Size
14" x 20"
Turkey Size
10" x
23 1/2"
Whole
turkey,
unstuffed
8-12 lbs
12-16 lbs
16-20 lbs
20-24 lbs
1 1/2-2 hrs
2-2 1/2 hrs
2 1/2-3 hrs
3-3 1/2 hrs
Whole
turkey,
stuffed
8-12 lbs
12-16 lbs
16-20 lbs
20-24 lbs
2-2 1/2 hrs
2 1/2-3 hrs
3-3 1/2 hrs
3 1/2-4 hrs
Turkey
breast, bone-
in
4-8 lbs
10-12 lbs
1 1/4-2 hrs
2 1/4 -
2 3/4 hrs
Turkey
breast,
boneless
2 1/2-3 lbs
5 lbs
8-12 lbs
1 1/4-1 3/4 hrs
2-2 1/4 hrs
3-3 1/2 hrs
Turkey 1 1/2-2 lbs 1 1/2-1 3/4 hrs
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