Roast Turkey Breast

Roast Turkey Breast

Roasted turkey breast is a great alternative to cooking a whole turkey. It cooks much faster (like about an hour) and is far juicier, too.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients and preheat the oven to 425 F.
  2. Step 2

    Place the turkey breast on a rack in a roasting pan.
  3. Step 3

    Brush turkey with the melted butter, then season generously with kosher salt and black pepper.
  4. Step 4

    Roast for 45 minutes to 1 hour, basting twice with stock—once after about 15 minutes and again about 15 minutes later (see note below).
  5. Step 5

    When the thermometer reads 155 F, remove the turkey from the oven.
  6. Step 6

    Cover loosely with foil and let it rest for about 20 minutes (or when the thermometer reads 120 F) before carving and serving. Enjoy.