Grapefruit Glazed Turkey Breast

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What You Need:

  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • 1 (1 ½ lb.) turkey breast
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 C water
  • 1/2 C apricot marmalade
  • 3 tbsp. ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

How to Make It:

  1. Rub the butter over the turkey breast to completely cover.
  2. Sprinkle the turkey breast with the salt and pepper to completely cover.
  3. Place the turkey breast in a shallow glass baking pan.
  4. Set the oven temperature on 350 degrees and allow the oven to come up to temperature.
  5. Pour the water into the bottom of the pan being careful not to splash the turkey.
  6. In a sauce pan over low heat melt the marmalade, grapefruit juice and vinegar together.
  7. Be sure to stir continuously until the mixture is smooth.
  8. Baste the turkey breast with the glaze.
  9. Place the turkey in the oven and bake 1 hour or until the internal temperature reaches 170 degrees.
  10. Baste the turkey breast every 20 minutes or so during baking.
  11. Pour the remaining glaze over the turkey breast before serving.

Serves 4

If you aren’t fond of grapefruit juice this turkey can be made with orange marmalade and orange juice. Omit the red wine vinegar if glazing with the orange marmalade mixture.