You'll be extra grateful at Thanksgiving while eating this prepped turkey!
In a medium bowl combine all ingredients.
Stir until well combined.
Preheat over to 450 degrees.
Once brining is complete, rinse and dry bird.
Place bird in a roasting pan.
Place compound butter under the skin of the bird and rub the entire outside of the bird.
Stuff cavity of bird with herbs, lemon, and onion.
Reduce oven heat to 325 degrees. Place bird inside oven and bake until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. About 15 minutes per pound.
Let bird rest 15 minutes before carving.