Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

This recipe was adapted from recipes found on foodnetwork.com and saveur.com.

Enough to serve four with lots leftover!

Prep turkey the DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING:  BRINE THE BIRD 🙂

Then follow recipe on Thanksgiving Day:

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

Ingredients

  • 4-6 lb Turkey breast
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon sage
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • Fresh rosemary, thyme & sage

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the garlic, herbs, salt, pepper, olive oil, and lemon juice to make a paste.
  3. Place turkey in a roasting pan and spread the paste evenly all over.
  4. Pour the chicken stock into the bottom of the pan along with a fresh herbs.
  5. Roast the turkey for 1 hour then baste with warm stock and continue to baste every 15 minutes until done - cooking for another 1/2 hour to an hour, (roughly 15 mins per/pound) until an instant-read thermometer registers 165 degrees F when inserted into the thickest and meatiest areas of the breast.
  6. When done, cover with foil and let rest at least 15 minutes. Carve and enjoy!
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