Honey Mustard Turkey Breast Microwave Style

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What You Need:

  • 1 (7 lb.) turkey breast, thawed
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1/4 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 tbsp. Dijon style mustard
  • 1/2 C honey

How to Make It:

  1. Place a plastic rack into a large deep sided microwavable dish.
  2. Place the turkey, breast side down, on the rack.
  3. Melt the butter in a microwavable safe bowl on high heat for 15 seconds.
  4. Once melted completely add the curry, ginger, mustard and honey to the bowl.
  5. Stir until all the ingredients are completely incorporated together.
  6. Baste the turkey skin with the honey mustard mixture.
  7. Cover the turkey with wax paper.
  8. Microwave the turkey on high for 14 minutes.
  9. Rotate the turkey 1/4 turn and baste again.
  10. Continue cooking for 13 minutes.
  11. Remove the turkey from the microwave.
  12. Drain off any juice that has gathered in the dish.
  13. Turn the turkey breast side up and baste with the honey mustard mixture.
  14. Recover with wax paper.
  15. Microwave on medium high temperature for 28 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 170 degrees.
  16. Remove the turkey from the microwave and cover with aluminum foil.
  17. Allow the turkey to set covered for 20 minutes before carving.

Serves 8

By covering the turkey with foil after removing it from the microwave you allow the turkey to continue cooking through and the heat to equalize making the turkey moist and juicy when carved.