Turkey Breast

Roasted Citrus Turkey Breast

1 frozen bone-in turkey breast (4-5 pounds)
Pinch of parsley, finely chopped
Pinch of fresh thyme, finely chopped
Pinch of fresh rosemary, finely chopped
Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
Pinch of paprika
2 oranges
1 lemon

Thaw the frozen turkey. Rinse and pat dry with paper towels.

In a medium bowl, combine the parsley, thyme and rosemary. Grate the oranges and lemon peel. Add the peels to the herb mixture and toss until combined. Rub the herb mixture over the skin of the turkey.

Place the turkey on a rack in a large roasting pan. Cut the oranges and lemon in half and squeeze their juices over the turkey. Also sprinkle the turkey with the pepper and paprika.

Insert a meat thermometer in the thickest part of the breast. Roast turkey uncovered, at 325° F. for 2 1/2 hours or until the thermometer registers 170° F. to 175° F. Baste turkey often with the pan juices.

Remove and discard the skin before serving.

Note: Loosely cover the turkey with foil during roasting to avoid over browning.

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