Citrus-Rosemary Turkey Breast

Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened and divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (6-pound) bone-in turkey breast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large orange, sliced
  • 1 large lemon, sliced
  • 4 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 4 fresh sage leaves
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 cups chicken broth

Preparation

  1. Stir together 2 tablespoons butter and garlic. Loosen skin from turkey without detaching it; sprinkle salt and pepper under skin. Rub 2 tablespoons garlic mixture over meat. Place fruit slices, rosemary, and sage under skin; replace skin.
  2. Rub remaining 1 tablespoon butter over skin; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon seasoned pepper. Place turkey breast on a lightly greased rack in a broiling pan. Add onion and chicken broth.
  3. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 30 minutes, basting every 30 minutes. Shield with foil, and bake 1 more hour or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest breast portion registers 170°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with pan juices.
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