I use the same technique to cook turkey breasts as I do when I roast a chicken. And just like my whole roast chicken or my best baked chicken breasts, it’s a recipe that’s easily adaptable to cooking boneless turkey breasts or bone-in turkey breasts. To keep the bird moist, I cook the turkey breast with the skin on.
My family always requests this turkey at family gatherings. The Italian dressing adds zip and moistness that you don’t find in other recipes. If you're wondering how to cook a moist turkey breast, this is the recipe to try. —Cindy Carlson, Ingleside, Texas
For intimate Thanksgiving (or Christmas) gatherings, a roasted turkey breast is the ideal solution. It’s the perfect size for four people. Another advantage of roasting a turkey breast is that when you roast it by itself, apart from the entire bird, it’s easier to make sure it comes out juicy.
Place turkey or turkey breast in a roasting pan. (I use a disposable roasting pan) Combine melted butter and chicken broth. Pour over turkey. Rub mayonnaise all over turkey's exterior. Salt and pepper lightly if desired. Roast at 300°-325°F until internal temperature reaches 170°F on an instant read thermometer.
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This is a wonderful roasted turkey breast recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner! Cooking your own oven roasted turkey breast can sometimes be a little daunting! After all, for most families the only time we ever eat roast turkey breast is on Thanksgiving and maybe Christmas.
Directions. Place turkey breast, rosemary, garlic and water in a 6-qt. slow cooker. Mix brown sugar, pepper and salt; sprinkle over turkey. Cook, covered, on low 4-6 hours or until turkey is tender and a thermometer inserted in turkey reads at least 170°.
Without a doubt, this is the easiest, safest and tastiest way to cook turkey breast without brining. This Slow Cooker Turkey Breast is moist and juicy, takes 3 minutes to prepare, then just leave it to cook in your slow cooker (crock pot).Then use the juices to make a killer gravy! NEW! Don’t miss the 2018 Thanksgiving Recipe Index!. A JUICY TURKEY BREAST!
Another bonus: With no dark meat to worry about, you can roast a turkey breast at a higher temperature than you would a whole turkey, so the skin gets nice and crispy while the meat remains moist and juicy. For this reason, be sure to get a skin-on breast rather than a skinless one.
Place turkey or turkey breast in a roasting pan (I use a foil-lined 13x9-inch pan). Combine melted butter and chicken broth. Pour over turkey. Rub mayonnaise all over turkey's exterior. Salt lightly if desired. Roast at 300°-325°F until internal temperature reaches 170°F on an instant read thermometer.