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Ingredients

  • 12 garlic cloves (unpeeled)
  • 6 tablespoons achiote paste (seasoned, from a bar, preferably not from a jar)
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups bitter orange juice (or a mixture of 1 cup each freshly squeezed orange juice, grapefruit juice, lime juice, and distilled white vinegar)
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano (preferably Mexican)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 teaspoons coarse sea salt (or kosher, or to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper (freshly)
  • 18 pounds turkey (patted dry)
  • turkey (A heavy-duty plastic bag large enough to hold the)
  • unsalted butter (for the baking dish)
  • 4 red onion (sliced)
  • 8 tomatoes (ripe, about 2 pounds, coarsely chopped, or one 28-ounce can whole tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped)
  • 3 banana leaves (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
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