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To thaw a frozen turkey, place the wrapped turkey in a pan in the refrigerator, and let it stand for 24 hours per 5 pounds of turkey
Turkey can also be thawed by placing it in a sealed plastic bag in cold water, replacing the water every 30 minutes, for 30 minutes per pound.

www.butterball.com/how-tos/thaw-a-turkey

Regardless of which method you choose, never thaw a turkey at room temperature. If you're running low on time, try a Fresh Whole Turkey—they're just as ...

www.foodsafety.gov/keep/charts/turkeythawingchart.html

Turkey Size. In the Refrigerator (Approximately 24 hours for every 4-5 lbs.) In Cold Water (Approximately 30 minutes per lb.) 4 to 12 pounds. 1 to 3 days. 2 to 6  ...

www.stilltasty.com/articles/view/74

Thawing a frozen turkey takes time, but the good news is that you've got some options if you find yourself behind schedule. You'll need to take special care when ...

www.thespruce.com/how-not-to-thaw-a-frozen-turkey-996023

Nov 28, 2016 ... The problem is, you need to allow 30 minutes of thawing time for every pound of frozen bird, and you MUST keep the water at 40°F or colder ...

www.fsis.usda.gov/fact_sheets/turkey_basics_safe_thawing/index.asp

A thawed turkey can remain in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 days before cooking. Foods thawed in the refrigerator can ...

www.thespruce.com/turkey-thawing-time-chart-1328756

May 12, 2016 ... One of the biggest mistakes made when preparing a turkey for a holiday meal is not allowing enough time for a frozen turkey to defrost.

www.thekitchn.com/what-to-do-if-your-turkey-is-still-frozen-on-thanksgiving-morning-225746

Nov 25, 2015 ... Thawed this way in cold water, estimate roughly 30 minutes for every pound of turkey. This can take a while for a large turkey, so be sure to ...

www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-thanksgiving-basics-how-to-thaw-a-frozen-turkey-20131118-story.html

Nov 19, 2013 ... But a frozen turkey – one that has been properly handled and has been carefully defrosted – can be almost as good. To find one, go to a market ...

straighthealth.com/pages/tools/turkey-thaw-time-calculator.html

Place the turkey on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator in a pan to avoid contaminating other foods. If you are short on time, cold water thawing is a much quicker ...