Turkey cooking time 6200ft

Asked October 8, 2014, 6:56 AM EDT

How much longer do I roast a turkey at this elsvation? It will be brined

San Joaquin County California food preparation

1 Response

Oven temperatures are not affected by altitude. But ensure that you check the temperature of the bird that it has gone beyond the minimum temperature required for safety (>165ºF)

The Colorado State Extension has a nice publication on cooking at higher elevations.

http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/foodnut/p41.html