Festival Turkey Legs
Looking for a great festival turkey leg recipe? Look no further. This is the closest you'll get to those famous legs served at fairs and festivals.
- Serves: 4 persons
- 4turkey legs
- 1(2-liter) bottle lemon-lime carbonated soda (you can use lemonade as well)
- 2tablespoons granulated sugar
- 2tablespoons hot sauce
- 1tablespoon red pepper flakes (crushed)
- 1tablespoon black pepper
- 1large sweet onion (sliced)
- 2tablespoons honey
- 1tablespoon steak seasoning
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Pat the turkey legs dry.
Step 3In a large pot, combine the soda, sugar, hot sauce, red pepper flakes, and black pepper. Bring to a low boil and add the turkey legs.
Step 4Boil over medium heat for about 30 minutes or until the turkey legs register an internal temperature of 165 F/74 C. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
Step 5Place the onion slices on the heated grill and put the turkey legs on top of the onion slices.
Step 6Brush with the turkey legs honey and sprinkle them with the steak seasoning.
Step 7Grill over a medium heat for about 15 minutes watching carefully to avoid burning. Turn the turkey legs as needed. The skin should be crispy brown and the legs should reach an internal temperature of between 165 to 175 F when done.
Step 8Once cooked, remove the turkey legs from the grill.
Step 9Serve with your choice of sides and enjoy!