Safe Handling Instructions: This product was prepared from inspected and passed meat and/or poultry. Some food products may contain bacteria that could cause illness if the product is mishandled or cooked improperly. For your protection, follow these safe handling instructions. Keep refrigerated or frozen. Thaw in refrigerator or microwave. Keep raw meat and poultry separate from other foods. Wash working surfaces (including cutting boards), utensils, and hands after touching raw meat or poultry. Cook thoroughly. Keep hot foods hot. Refrigerate leftovers immediately or discard.
Cook to 165 degrees F. Prepare: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. (2) Remove outer yellow plastic netting and wrapper. (3) Refrigerate gravy packet until ready to use. (4) If thawed drain juices and pat roast with paper towels (not necessary if frozen). (5) Lift string netting and shift position on roast to make removal easier after cooking. Do not remove string netting from roast prior to cooking. (6) Brush roast lightly with vegetable oil or spray with cooking spray. Additional basting is not necessary. Roast (no thaw freezer to oven): (1) Place prepared roast, skin side up, on flat roasting rack in 2 inch deep open roasting pan. Do not add water to pan. (2) Roast, uncovered to a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees F in center. Roasting time will vary if covered or placed in an oven cooking bag. (3) For easier net removal, wrap roast in foil when done and let stand 10 minutes. Slice the roast heat the gravy per packet directions and serve.
Tips: Gravy packet stuck? Place roast on microwave-safe plate and microwave on high to loosen gravy packet (approx. 2 minutes). How to remove netting after roasting: Strip netting vertical. Gently melting away, applying pressure sticking occurs.
No thaw. Thawing/Roasting Guidelines (thawing optional): Thawing (Always thaw in unopened wrapper, thaw on tray in refrigerator or thaw in cold water, change water frequently. Do not thaw at room temperature): (In refrigerator) 1-1/2 to 2 days. Approximate Roasting Time - Oven pan, 325 degrees F oven: Thawed 1-3/4 to 2 hours, Frozen 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Do not thaw at room temperature.