Six Spicy Turkey Recipes To Perk Up Your Thanksgiving

Have you decided on how you’re going to make your turkey for Thanksgiving? You might already have your tried and true recipe that’s been in the family for years but if you want to try something different check out these spicy turkey recipes! I love a flavorful and juicy turkey and these recipes will be sure to add some zest to that old and boring turkey recipe. From fried creole turkey to an ancho chile rubbed turkey, these kicked up recipes will be a huge hit at your Thanksgiving dinner. How will you season your turkey?

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1. Creole Deep Fried Turkey from Southern Living, photo credit: Lain Bagwell, styling: Lydia Degaris Purcell. 2. Chile-Rubbed Turkey with Beet Stuffing and Gravy from Saveur, photo credit: Todd Coleman.

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3. Spice-Rubbed Whole Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Gravy from Country Living, photo credit: Ray Kachatorian. 4. Apple Poblano Whole Roast Turkey from Cooking Light, photo credit: Oxmoor House.

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5. Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey from Martha Stewart.  6. Paprika Glazed Turkey with Pumpkin Seed Bread Salad from Food and Wine, photo credit: Frances Janisch.