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How do you make oven-roasted turkey thighs?

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Martha Stewart and Allrecipes.com provide recipes for oven-roasted turkey thighs. Stewart's recipe bakes the turkey for 35 to 40 minutes at 450 degrees F, while Allrecipes.com's version cooks the thighs for about one hour at 350 degrees F.

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For Martha Stewart's recipe, begin by preheating the oven to 450 degrees F. In a small bowl, beat 3 tablespoons of softened unsalted butter, 5 teaspoons of Old Bay seasoning and 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice. Spread mixture evenly between the skin and meat of 2 turkey thighs and season with salt and pepper. Place the thighs in a 13-by-9 inch baking dish and roast until the skin is crispy. The meat should read 165 degrees on a thermometer after about 40 minutes.

For the Allrecipes.com dish, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of flour into 1 oven bag, and place it in an 11-by-9 inch pan. Cut 1 onion, 2 celery stalks and 1 large carrot into 1-inch pieces. Spread these on the bottom of the bag.

Rinse 4 turkey thighs and pat them dry. Rub 1 tablespoon of olive oil under and on top of the turkey thighs' skin. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of seasoned salt on the thighs and under the skin.

Arrange thighs on top of vegetables and close the bag with a tie. Make six slits in the bag and place it on the dish and in the oven. Roast for about an hour, until the meat reads 165 degrees on a thermometer.

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