Easy Boneless Turkey Thigh Rolls Roast Recipe

Boneless Turkey Thigh Rolls Roast

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Boneless Turkey Thigh Rolls Roast

Roast Turkey Thigh Rolls

The "Roast Turkey Thigh Rolls" recipe is a culinary delight that combines the succulence of boneless turkey thighs with the simplicity of roasting. This recipe offers an impressive presentation without the fuss, making it a perfect choice for both experienced cooks looking to add a fresh twist to their holiday table and novices seeking a delicious and stress-free feast.
In this recipe, you'll explore the art of selecting and rolling boneless turkey thighs, creating a harmonious blend of flavors and textures. The result is a golden-crusted, tender interior that becomes the star of your meal. With elegance and simplicity, this dish elevates your culinary repertoire and transforms any occasion into a memorable celebration.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • 70/2 (oz/kg) turkey thighs (about 3 thighs)
  • some salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • some rosemary twigs (optional)


  • remove the bone from the turkey thighs.
  • make some cuts in the thicker parts to level the thigh.
  • rub with salt on both sides.
  • sprinkle some dried rosemary over the inner side.
  • add 1 tbsp of minced garlic/thigh.
  • grind over some black pepper.
  • spread the garlic into an even layer.
  • roll the thigh and bind it in 3 places; alternatively,you can also use toothpicks to secure it.
  • place the thigh on a tray with the skin up; continue the same way with the other thighs.
  • pour some water into the tray; you can also use vegetable/chicken stock or even wine.
  • add some rosemary twigs (optional.)
  • grind some pepper over the thighs.
  • pour some olive oil over the thighs for better roasting.
  • cover the tray with foil and place it into the oven at 180 C/350 F for 45 minutes.
  • remove the foil and roast the thighs at 270 C/520 F for 30 minutes or until golden.
  • remove the tray from the oven, wait 15-30 min, then remove the bindings or toothpicks.
  • slice the turkey thigh roll as desired, then serve them immediately along with your preferred side dish.


Cooking Tips for the Best Results:

1. Select Quality Boneless Turkey Thighs: Choose fresh, high-quality boneless turkey thighs. Look for meat that is well-trimmed, free of excess fat, and of consistent size to ensure even cooking.
2. Season Generously: My recipe features a basic seasoning, However, don’t be shy with your seasonings. Liberally season the turkey thighs with a blend of herbs, spices, and a touch of salt to infuse them with flavor.
3. Roll Tightly and Secure: When rolling the turkey thighs, make sure to do so tightly to create a uniform shape. Use kitchen twine or toothpicks to secure the rolls and prevent them from unraveling during roasting.
4. Use a Meat Thermometer: Invest in a meat thermometer to accurately gauge the internal temperature of the turkey. Roast until it reaches a safe temperature of 165°F (74°C) to ensure they are cooked through and juicy.
5. Baste and Rest: Periodically baste the turkey thigh rolls with their juices or a flavorful glaze to keep them moist and add a beautiful sheen. After roasting, allow the rolls to rest for a few minutes before slicing to seal in their juices.

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FAQs about the Roast Turkey Thigh Rolls Recipe

Can I use other parts of the turkey for this recipe, or is it best with boneless turkey thighs?

While boneless turkey thighs are ideal for this recipe due to their tenderness and uniform shape, you can experiment with other cuts like boneless turkey breasts. Adjust the cooking time to ensure they reach the recommended internal temperature.

What seasonings work best for flavoring the turkey rolls?

A blend of herbs like thyme, rosemary, and sage, along with garlic and onion powder, works well for seasoning. You can also customize your seasoning mix to suit your taste preferences.

How do I prevent the turkey thigh rolls from unraveling during roasting?

To prevent unraveling, roll the turkey thighs tightly and secure them with kitchen twine or toothpicks. This ensures they maintain their shape during cooking.

Can I prepare this recipe in advance for a special occasion?

Yes, you can prepare the turkey thigh rolls in advance, roll and season them, and refrigerate until ready to roast. Just remember to bring them to room temperature before roasting for even cooking.

What’s the best way to ensure the turkey thigh rolls are cooked to perfection and remain juicy?

Use a meat thermometer to monitor the internal temperature. Roast until the turkey reaches a safe internal temperature of 165°F (74°C). Basting and allowing the rolls to rest before slicing also help retain their juices and tenderness.

➡️ Enjoy cooking roast turkey thigh rolls in the oven from scratch! For additional info, read about turkey as food here.



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