Hawaiian Kalua Thanksgiving Turkey
12 lb Turkey
12 Ti leaves
1 Banana leaf
1/2 c of softened butter
3 tbs Hawaiian salt
2 ts Liquid smoke
Rinse and drain turkey. Line a large baking pan with foil.
Wash ti leaves and banana leaf, remove fibrous part of the veins. Line baking
pan with ti leaves radiating from center; place half of the banana leaf in
bottom of pan. Place turkey on leaves. Rub remaining ingredients on inside and
outside of turkey. Place remaining half of banana leaf over turkey; fold leaves
around turkey. Crimp foil around turkey and cover pan tightly with additional
foil. Roast in electric oven at 375¡F for 6 hours. Shred turkey, adding enough
of the pan liquid to moisten meat.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.