Benny Sauce Marinated Turkey

Southern Living
10 to 12 servings


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1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 large garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons onion powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground marjoram
1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons pepper
4 teaspoons soy sauce
4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
1 (9-pound) turkey breast


Bring first 16 ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring constantly; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cool.

Place turkey in a large shallow dish; pour marinade over turkey. Cover and chill 8 hours, turning occasionally.

Remove turkey from marinade, reserving marinade. Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan. Set aside.

Bring reserved marinade to a boil in a small saucepan; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat.

Bake turkey at 325° for 3 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into turkey breast registers 170°, basting occasionally with marinade.

Note: Marinade may be prepared and refrigerated up to 2 weeks ahead.

Created date

October 2003