Brined Roast Turkey Breast
Brined Roast Turkey Breast
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  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    This Turkey Breast is wet-brined overnight, for maximum flavor and moisture, basted in butter then roasted to perfection. This Brined Roast Turkey Breast is what Thanksgiving dreams are made of!

    Ingredients

    • 8 cups water
    • 1/2 cup salt
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
    • 8 cloves garlic (smashed)
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 1/4 cup sage (fresh)
    • 2 sprigs rosemary
    • 2 lemons
    • 1 orange
    • 4 cups ice
    • 2 medium onions (quartered)
    • 4 cloves garlic (smashed)
    • 5 lb turkey breast (bone in, thawed)
    • 1 tsp salt (or to taste)
    • 1 tsp pepper (or to taste)
    • 8 tbsp butter (melted)
    • 1 cup chicken broth (low sodium or no sodium added)
    • pan drippings
    • 3/4 cup chicken broth (low sodium or no sodium added, or water)
    • 1 tbsp cornstarch (or more for a thicker gravy)
    • 1 tbsp water

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 907 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 42 g 64.8%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 48.75%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 141 mg 46.9%
    • Sodium: 10283 mg 428.45%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.21%
    • Potassium: 122 mg 3.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.26%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 32 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.18%
    • Sugar: 21 g
    • Protein: 108 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.27%
    • Vitamin C 29.95%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat15
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total15 oz-eq

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