Turkey is not nearly as common a protein as chicken, pork, duck, and beef in traditional Thai food, but this turkey recipe leans in on traditional Thai flavors that result in a moist, flavorful, and juicy bird—and a definite twist to the usual taste you would expect. The balance of sweet, salty, sour, and spicy in one bite is uniquely Thai and altogether creates an umami nirvana. Brined in fresh lime juice, fish sauce, Thai chili, garlic, lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir lime leaves then rubbed with garlic butter, this recipe provides for the crispiest golden skin and a perfectly juicy Thai-style turkey. Not a huge fan of spice? Tone it down by cutting back on the number of chilis you choose to incorporate. And if a whole bird is not in the books for your smaller 2020 socially distanced celebration, you can scale down the ingredients and cut the cooking
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