Skip to main content

Shelton's Poultry is a family business.  We've been around since 1924, and we have some great family recipes that we would love to share with all of you.  Please feel free to share these with your friends and family, we do.

To Brine or Not to Brine?

Every year we get calls from great customers who've cooked noteworthy meals for their families using our Shelton's Turkeys and Chickens.  We are always asked if that home chef should Brine their bird or not.  While we've had it both ways, why not!  Here are some great ideas for brining your bird.

Shelton's Homemade Turkey Stock

No matter the occasion, a great homemade Turkey Stock, made with Shelton's Turkey, will help make your meal exceptional.  Here's a great family recipe that produces some of the best tasting homemade Turkey Stock we've ever had. 

Fresh Herb and French Mustard Roasted Turkey with Green Onion Gravy

If you're in the mood to wow your family and guests, this amazing recipe will be sure to please.  Take a trip to Provence this holiday season, or any time you are serving a great Shelton's Turkey.

Side Dishes and Garnishes

Ahh the side dish.  That extra bit of wonderful that goes into every meal.  Here's some of our favorites, and we hope they'll be some of your favorites as well.  Remember to make extra for leftovers.  Speaking of which...


We all have Leftovers after our big holiday meals, and generally we LOVE all the great eats we can make from them.  Sometimes we get into a rut on what we can do with all that great Leftover Shelton's Turkey.  Here's a few ideas you can try with your herd.

Homemade Turkey Chili

Chili is as American as Apple Pie and Baseball.  From community cookoffs, to Sundays lounging around watching the game, this hearty one bowl meal is suited for almost any occasion.  We have a dynamite recipe that will work for leftover Shelton's Turkey as well as using that Shelton's Ground Turkey chub you just bought at the store.  

Shelton's Ground Turkey Hash

Shelton's Ground Turkey is one of the best frozen staples you can have in your abode.  So many wonderful and easy things you can do with it, and it's packed in a convenient 1# chub, or the more economical 3# chub.  Here's one of our favorite recipes using our Shelton's Ground Turkey.  It can be a brunch dish, because everyone loves brunch, amiright?  It is also a great dinner for those Fall and Winter evening.  Simple, delicious, and easy.  Give it a try, we know you'll love it.

Artichoke, Spinach and Chicken Dip, using Shelton's Canned Chicken Breast Meat

When you're heading out to the party and are asked to bring a snack, check out this easy and tasty Dip.  We love using our Shelton's Canned Chicken Breast Meat in various ways, but this is just fantastic.