Brown Sugar-Rubbed Turkey Breast

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Beliefnet sends me a daily newsletter with a recipe. Honestly, sometimes the recipe isn't something that this Redneck would ever cook, but with the holidays coming up, this one is sounding good. And...a turkey breast is just enough for a single gal and maybe a couple of friends.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pat the turkey with paper towels to dry.
  2. Mix the brown sugar, parsley flakes, paprika, dry mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, cinnamon, pepper and ginger in a bowl.
  3. Pat the brown sugar mixture evenly over the turkey.
  4. Arrange the turkey on a rack in a baking pan.
  5. Roast at 350 degrees until a meat thermometer registers 170 degrees.
  6. Let rest before slicing.


Most Helpful

I had a small 3 lb. boneless turkey breast in my freezer for a while and I wanted to make it for Superbowl Sunday (which was also my Anniversary!) This recipe looked like just what I was looking for so I gave it a try and I was so glad I did! I wasn't sure about the brown sugar and thought it might be too sweet but it wasn't and It gave this such a nice color. I made it in my crockpot and cooked it on low about 6 1/2 Hours and It was nice and moist and absolutely delicious! When it was finished cooking the herb mixture turned to this nice beautiful brown coating that made my turkey not only look great but taste delicious too. I wish I had a camera I would have taken A picture to post. I will definately use this recipe again. Thank's for posting!!!

MTpockets February 05, 2007

This recipe is excellent. I tried it tonite on a half-breast. It came out tender, and savory with just a hint of that sweet spicy flavor. Aside from the size/cut of meat, I didn't change a thing. It was delectable! I wish I had known Amy.

CheyenneAnn February 08, 2008

this was sooo good. at first i didn't know if i liked the flavors, but then i couldn't stop eating the skin. then my husband tried it and couldn't believe how good it was. then next night i made more and put it on a whole chicken, and that was just as good. i'll also be using it on just chicken legs. thanks for a great one.

ashdoes August 12, 2007

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