Thanksgiving isn't Thanksgiving without the main attraction: the turkey. But you don't have to make the whole bird to get it. We're tossing our favorite turkey breast recipes your way, for those of you who prefer lighter meat or are hosting smaller groups. For more Thanksgiving menu ideas, check out our Thanksgiving appetizers and Thanksgiving desserts.
How to make perfectly juicy oven-roasted turkey breast with garlic, herbs, and orange. We love roasting turkey breast. We absolutely love it. If you cannot find a fresh, unfrozen turkey breast, you will need to thaw it. To do this, buy the frozen turkey breast 2 days in advance then thaw breast side up, unopened on a baking sheet in the fridge. If you are in a rush, you can also thaw the turkey in cold water — this is much quicker.
This Instant Pot Turkey Breast Recipe is ready in a fraction of the time and is ultra moist and tender! Not only can you whip up this ultra tender turkey breast in a fraction of the time, but it also makes the BEST gravy! The turkey breast was held together with kitchen twine, which I left on until I was ready to slice and serve. I used a combination of seasonings then rubbed them all over the turkey breast.