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Apricot-Rosemary Grilled Turkey Breast

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Apricot-Rosemary Grilled Turkey Breast
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 12
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The smoky-sweet flavors from the grill and marinade make this entree perfect for a summer soiree or fall party.

Ingredients

1
whole bone-in turkey breast (5 to 8 lb)
1/4
cup apricot preserves
2
teaspoons lemon juice
4
sprigs fresh rosemary
4
cloves garlic, sliced

Directions

  • 1 Heat grill for indirect cooking as directed by manufacturer. If ribs and backbone of turkey breast are attached, cut off with sharp knife or scissors so breast will be stable on grill. Loosen skin from turkey breast.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix preserves and lemon juice until blended. Spread half of preserves mixture over meat under skin. Slide rosemary and garlic under skin.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place turkey skin-side-up on grill for indirect cooking. Cook 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours or until instant-read thermometer inserted into thickest part of breast registers 170°F. During last 15 minutes of cooking, brush remaining preserves mixture over turkey breast. Season to taste with salt, if desired.
Tips  

Turkey breast is a lean protein that supplies amino acids that give structure to the body in skin, cell membranes and muscles.

Bone-in whole turkey breast grills beautifully. Thaw a frozen turkey breast for 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator. To ensure the breast will sit stable in the roasting pan or on the grill, use a sharp knife or kitchen scissors to remove the backbone.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
15
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
2%
(
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
330mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
(
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
,
Sugars
3g
)
Protein
35g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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