How To Cook A Butterball Turkey In A Convection Oven?

How long do you cook a Turkey in a convection oven?

  • Cook the turkeys for a total of about 2 to 4 hours. A 10-lb. turkey in a convection oven requires about 2 hours of cooking, while the cooking time increases to 3 hours in a conventional oven.

What temperature do you cook a turkey in a convection oven?

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F on the convection setting.
  • Wash the turkey inside and out and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place turkey on roasting pan and brush with olive oil.
  • Cut and loosen the skin from the turkey breast and rub rosemary and thyme onto the turkey.

How many minutes per pound do you cook a turkey in a convection oven?

Cooking a Turkey in a Convection Oven

Minutes/lb. Oven Temp
Whole Turkey
Unstuffed (10-15 lbs.) 8-11 min./lb 325
Unstuffed (over 15 lbs.) 7-10 min/lb. 325
Turkey Breast

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Is it better to cook a turkey in a convection oven or regular oven?

When it comes to cooking turkey, convection ovens cook the Thanksgiving bird more quickly (about 30% faster) and evenly than standard ovens. This is a result of internal fans that actively circulate hot air within convection ovens. Alternatively, regular ovens are usually set for 350°F when cooking turkey.

How do I cook a turkey in a convection oven?