How to Thaw a Turkey: 3 Tips for Defrosting Turkey

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Aug 25, 2021 • 4 min read

Home cooks should know how to properly thaw a turkey before cooking it for reasons of both safety and quality. Whether you’re cooking a Thanksgiving bird or making a number of turkey recipes with leftovers, this guide on how to thaw a turkey will set you up for kitchen success.