Maple Roasted Turkey Breast

Maple Roasted Turkey Breast

Servings: 7

1 2-3 Pound Boneless Turkey Breast
1 Teaspoon salt
1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
1/3 Cup maple syrup
1/4 Cup tamari soy sauce
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 Tablespoons Chinese chili paste with garlic
8 Cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 Teaspoon 5-spice powder


Season the turkey interior and exterior with salt and pepper.

In a 2-cup bowl, whisk together maple syrup, soy sauce, red wine vinegar, chili paste, garlic and 5-spice powder. Pour over turkey, coating all surfaces.

Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.

Drain turkey and place breast side up, on a rack in a large shallow roasting pan.
Roast in a preheated 325°F. oven for about 60-65 minutes, basting with pan juices. Continue cooking, uncovered, until the buttonhead of the timer pops up and the internal temperature registers 170°F.

Allow to rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Recipe courtesy of The National Turkey Federation

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