Chinese Style Roast Turkey


Serves 8 to 10


6 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 teaspoons five-spice powder
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1 10-12 pound whole turkey
12 scallions, cut up
several sprigs cilantro


Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine first 5 ingredients
and rub over turkey to coat. Pour remaining sauce into
cavity. Add scallions and cilantro. Place turkey in a
roasting pan. Roast 20 minutes per pound, until a meat
thermometer registers 180 degrees. Let stand 15 minutes
before carving. [/b]