After that, it can be cooked on 50 percent power for eight minutes per pound of turkey.
Before tucking in, it is advisable to check the thickest part of the meat to ensure it has reached 73.9 degrees celsius.
When the meat is cooked, the expert recommended letting it rest before cutting to avoid losing flavour.
The NHS website has also offered guidance on how to safely prepare turkey.
It said: “If you buy a frozen turkey, make sure it’s properly defrosted before cooking.