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  • 01 of 07

    How to Make Turducken Recipe - Step 10

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    Skewer chicken sides together. © 2009 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Bring the sides of the chicken together. Skewer the back of the chicken closed.

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  • 02 of 07

    How to Make Turducken Recipe - Step 11

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    Skewer the back of the duck closed over the chicken. © 2009 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Bring up the sides of the duck to cover the chicken. Skewer the back of the duck closed.

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  • 03 of 07

    How to Make Turducken Recipe - Step 12

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    Skewer the turkey closed. © 2009 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Bring up the sides of the turkey to cover the duck. Skewer the back of the turkey closed.

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  • 04 of 07

    How to Make Turducken Recipe - Step 13

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    Flip the turducken so seam-side is down. © 2009 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Carefully turn the turducken over, so it is seam-side down and breast-side up. Remove all skewers except the last one holding the turkey together.

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  • 05 of 07

    How to Make Turducken Recipe - Step 14

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    Place turducken in large roasting pan to bake. © 2009 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Place turducken in a heavy roaster. Roast at 300 degrees F. for 3 to 4 hours, until meat thermometer inserted in the very center of the chicken stuffing reaches 165 F. Baste once per hour with pan juices. If turducken begins to get too brown, tent loosely with heavy-duty aluminum foil that has been coated with vegetable spray.

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    How to Make Turducken Recipe - Step 15

    Let finished turducken rest 30 minutes before carving.

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  • 07 of 07

    How to Make Turducken Recipe - Step 16

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    Slice turducken to serve. © 2009 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    To serve, slice turducken across the breast to show off each layer. Bask in the glory of this scrumptious dish. Serve with traditional side dishes such as , mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, gravy, , and of course, pumpkin pie.

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