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Grilled Turkey Breast with Honey-Apple Glaze

Yearning for fall flavors? Turn to the grill to make juicy turkey coated with a luscious--and easy--glaze based on prepared apple butter.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

1/3
cup apple butter
2
tablespoons honey
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
teaspoon oil
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1
(4 to 5-lb.) fresh or frozen whole turkey breast, thawed, skin removed

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill for indirect cooking as directed by manufacturer. In small bowl, combine all ingredients except turkey breast; blend well.
  • 2 When grill is heated, carefully oil grill rack. Place turkey breast on grill directly over drip pan. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of breast. Brush turkey with apple butter mixture. Cover grill; cook 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 170°F. and juices run clear when pierced with fork, brushing turkey breast occasionally with apple butter mixture.
  • 3 Remove turkey breast from grill. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill for indirect cooking as directed by manufacturer. In small bowl, combine all ingredients except turkey breast; blend well.
  • 2 When grill is heated, carefully oil grill rack. Place turkey breast on grill directly over drip pan. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of breast. Brush turkey with apple butter mixture. Cover grill; cook 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 170°F. and juices run clear when pierced with fork, brushing turkey breast occasionally with apple butter mixture.
  • 3 Remove turkey breast from grill. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To bake turkey breast, place on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of breast. Brush turkey with apple butter mixture. Cover; bake at 325°F. for 1 hour. Uncover; bake an additional 15 to 30 minutes, brushing turkey occasionally with apple butter mixture.

Bone-in whole turkey breast grills beautifully. You can purchase them in a variety of sizes so if yours is slightly smaller or larger than what we've called for here, adjust the grilling time accordingly.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
Calories
155
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
5 Very Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.