Roasted Citrus Turkey Breast

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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 and set the oranges and lemon aside.
  • 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.
  • Loosely cover the turkey with foil during roasting to avoid over browning.
  • Roast turkey uncovered, at 325 degrees for 2 1/2 hours or until the thermometer registers 170 degrees to 175 degrees.
  • Baste turkey often with the pan juices.
  • Remove and discard the skin before serving.
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