Garlic Butter Boneless Turkey Breast Recipe

This simple roasted turkey breast recipe is soft, juicy, and delicious! Prepare it for Christmas parties or a delicious evening dinner.

– 1 cup chicken broth or white wine – 1 (2 to 3-pound) boneless turkey breast (skin on) – 4 to 6 Tbsp unsalted butter softened* – 3 large cloves garlic minced – 2 tsp onion powder – 2 tsp paprika – 2 tsp sea salt **


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Preheat oven to 325°F. Put 1 cup of chicken broth, white wine, apple cider, or water in your roasting pan.


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Unpack the boneless turkey breast and place it on a big dish or chopping board. Pat excess wetness with paper towels.

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Mix softened butter, minced garlic, onion powder, paprika, and sea salt in a small bowl.Rub the turkey breast with garlic butter and place in the roasting pan.

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The turkey breast should be 160 degrees Fahrenheit after 25 minutes per pound (50 minutes for a 2-pound roast, 1 hour and 15 minutes for a 3-pound roast, etc.).

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Check the internal temperature using a meat thermometer in the thickest portion of the breast. After baking, foil the turkey breast and let it rest for 15–20 minutes.

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This distributes liquids evenly throughout the breast for the tenderest result. While cooking, the breast should achieve FDA-approved 165 degrees F for safe consumption.

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You can ladle the roasting pan juices over the turkey breast before foiling and serving. Turkey breast slices should be served with your choice of sides.

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