How long to Cook Turkey Neck in The Slow Cooker?

How long to Cook Turkey Neck in The Slow Cooker?

Turkey necks are soo delicious and rich in flavor as it is the best part of the bird called a wattle. Turkey’s neck is not just amazing in flavor but its health benefits are also very high.

People love to eat turkey necks in winter because the soup of turkey necks contains multiple health benefits for people who have bones problem. These turkey necks are beneficial to heal this problem.

I have also loved to eat turkey necks since my childhood. It is the most demanded recipe so I am very excited to share this recipe with you. Turkey neck recipe in a slow cooker is a great way to make a delicious meal with minimal effort.

Turkey necks take almost 3 to 4 hours in a slow cooker to cook. A slow cooker takes much time for done, resulting in tender and juicy meat. Some common ingredients used in turkey necks are onion, bell pepper, garlic, celery, and seasoning such as thyme, salt, and black pepper.

Turkey necks can be cooked in a variety of liquids, such as chicken or turkey stock. It can served as a main dish or used in soups, stews, and other recipes.

Can I Cook Turkey Neck in The Slow Cooker?

Yeah ofcourse, you can definitely cook in a slow cooker. It will take about 3 to 4 hours on high flame in slow cooker to cook but the taste will be incredible. Longer cooking time , such as 7 to 8 hours on slow in slow cooker  turkey necks give you strong and delicious flavor.

A little bit of effort makes turkey necks super tender and juicy, and I bet that you will amaze after trying this recipe.  As this recipe is fully nutritious and contains multivitamins it will help to boost your immune system as the immune system should be strong.

So what ever your age, its a complet meal for you with a lot of health benifits.

What Do You Need For a Turkey Neck in The Slow Cooker?

You can make turkey necks with simple and easy ingredients. You need  turkey necks, salt, pepper, olive oil, onion , carrot, bell pepper thyme, water, corn flour, you can also add different sauce. 

If you want the best taste of turkey necks then you must cook them in slow cooker for 7 to 8 hours.

Tip: try to use medium size turkey necks for cooking, as they are easy to cook. 

You can cook turkey necks in different ways. Smoked turkey necks have their own flavor. Similarly, the turkey necks in soup and gravy give also an enormous taste.

So what ever kind of turkey necks you like , make them cook wisely for the perfect meal.

Its very easy to cook turkey necks as they required just few ingredients to cook. Keep in mind that amount of turkey necks varies in cooking time.

Although turkey necks in dark meat take a larger time to cook but trust me these are rich in flavor you ever tried.

How Long To Cook Turkey Neck In The Slow Cooker?

How long to Cook Turkey Neck in The Slow Cooker?

Turkey necks take 8 hours on low flame in the slow cooker. If you want perfect taste so, you should cook turkey necks for the whole night or the whole day. Putting 100% effort into making turkey necks in the slow cooker will give you 110% of your effort back and you will enjoy juicy, tender, and soft turkey necks.

You can use meat tenderizer in the ingredients of turkey necks and cook for  4 hours on high flame in the slow cooker.

You can make  this recipe on special occasions and enjoy it with the family and friends. Although Turkey necks  are a  complet meal , but you can also add mashed potatoes , vegetable salad, rice with them.

Make gravy from turkey neck soup by adding slurry,  so the mouth-watering turkey neck gravy increases your appetite and you can’t stop eating. 

Easy Turkey Necks Recipe: 


  • 8  medium size turkey necks
  • Salt 4tbsp
  • Black pepper 1 tbsp
  • 1 medium size onion
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 bell pepper
  • Celery
  • Garlic 4 cloves
  • Ginger 1 tsp
  • Cornstarch
  • Olive oil
  • water


  • Take slow cooker 
  1. Put all the seasoning on turkey necks and mix well
  2. Now add all the mixture in slow cooker
  3. Add 7 to 8 cups of water
  4. Put on the low flame for 8 hours or for 6 hours on medium flame
  5. Add slurry at the end for making gravy
  6. Serve with match side dishes

What can I eat with turkey necks? 

  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes: 

You can eat turkey necks with creamy garlic mashed potatoes.

  • White rice: 

Plain white rice with Turkey necks is a wonderful combo,you will enjoy more your food.

  • Collard greens: 

Adding collard greens with turkey necks, gives a great taste

How can i know that turkey necks are done?

You should use meat thermometer for finding that turkey necks are done and ready to eat.

Its method is simple, you can add meat thermometer into the thick part of turkey neck and note the temperature taht should be 165 degrees fahrenheit.

At this stage your turkey necks are done and ready to eat.

Can I Store Cooked Turkey Necks?

yes , you can store cooked turkey necks in the air tight container in freezer for minimum 3 days, and maximum 5 days.

Some tips and tricks to improve Turkey Necks :

  • You can add hot sauce for adding more flavour in turkey necks.
  • You can also add small amount of green chilies in turkey necks for enhancing the flavor.
  • You can use meat tenderizer for soften  dark meat turkey necks.
  • Adding vegitables in turkey necks also useful for  enhance the flavour.

Final words:

Turkey necks is the royal dish as it is fully nutritious.  Turkey necks are rich in protein and vitamins so it is a healthy option. This recipe is my ever favorite and most demanded recipe, you must try this recipe and I bet you will enjoy the perfect taste of turkey necks. It’s the best option for winter so do try now this mouth-watering recipe and enjoy your meal with family and friends.

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