How Long Should One Cook Turkey Necks?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 10, 2020 11:25:42 PM ET
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Boil, saute or slow-cook a turkey neck until the meat falls from the bone. A wise course of preparation is to slice a turkey neck in half before cooking.

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A turkey neck can also be roasted. If a person elects to roast a turkey neck or, as is more likely, multiple turkey necks, the cooking time applied to a turkey breast is utilized. An individual turkey neck weighs about 1 pound. In a conventional oven set at 350 F, a turkey breast is roasted in 45 minutes to an hour. The roasting is complete when the turkey neck reaches an internal temperature of 170 F.