Roasting « Back

Preheat Roaster Oven to roasting temperature before adding meat. Minutes per pound are ONLY A GUIDELINE.
Set meat on rack in preheated cookwell.
Meat Avg. Weight in Pounds Temp. Setting preheat/roast Approx. Minutes Per Pound
BEEF
Corned Beef 3½ to 4 lbs. 350°/300°F. 15 to 20 medium-well
Ground Beef 2 to 10 lbs. 450°/450°F. 5 to 10 medium
Pot Roast, boneless 4 to 6 lbs. 350°/300°F. 15 to 22 medium-well
Sirloin Tip 3 to 5 lbs. 350°/350°F. 20 to 25 rare-medium
Standing Rump 4 to 6 lbs. 350°/325°F. 20 to 25 rare-medium
Tenderloin 3½ to 4 lbs. 450°/450°F. 8 to 12 rare-medium
LAMB
Leg, Sirloin 5 to 8 lbs. 400°/350°F. 25 to 30 medium-well
Shoulder, boneless 3 to 4 lbs. 400°/350°F. 25 to 30 medium-well
PORK
Chops, center cut 1 inch 4 to 5 lbs. 450°/325°F. 15 to 20 well
Loin roast, center 3 to 5 lbs. 400°/350°F. 25 to 30 well
Shoulder, rolled 4 to 6 lbs. 400°/350°F. 35 to 40 well
Ribs, lean country 8 to 10 lbs. 250°/250°F. 15 to 20 medium-well
(Precook to tender; finish in 450°F. Roaster Oven)
SMOKED PORK
Ham, bone in, shankless 10 to 15 lbs 350°/350°F. 20 to 25 well
Ham, boneless 8 to 12 lbs. 350°/325°F. 15 to 20 well
Ham, precooked 5 to 10 lbs. 350°/325°F. 13 to 28 heated
VEAL
Loin 4 to 6 lbs. 350°/325°F. 30 to 35 well
Shoulder, bone 3 to 5 lbs. 350°/325°F. 30 to 35 well
POULTRY
Chicken, pieces 6 to 8 lbs. 400°/375°F. 8 to 10 well
Chicken, Whole 3½ to 5 lbs. 400°/375°F. 13 to 18 well
Cornish Hens (4) 3½ to 4½ lbs. 450°/450°F. 15 to 20 well
Duck 4 to 5 lbs. 450°/425°F. 20 to 25 well
Turkey, prebasted 10 to 14 lbs. 400°/350°F. 12 to 17 well
Turkey, prebasted 14 to 20 lbs. 400°/350°F. 13 to 18 well
Turkey, whole fresh 10 to 14 lbs. 400°/350°F. 15 to 20 well
FISH
Baked (2-4 lbs.) - 400° 8 to 10
Seafood Casserole - 375° 10 to 12
Note: Two 10 pound hams or roasts will bake at same time and fit on rack in cookwell.
* To obtain additional browning on poultry, mix 1/4 cup melted margarine or butter with 1tsp. browning sauce; brush evenly over skin before roasting.
* For crisper skin, baste, then remove liquid during roasting.
*Roast turkeys at 400°F. first and last 30 minutes, roast at 350°F. for remainder of roasting time.
Newsletter Sign-up