Chicken, Turkey, Fowl and Egg: Chicken, Turkey, Fowl Dishes: Turkey Breast with Honey-Mustard Glaze

This spices up the traditional roast turkey.

Author: National Turkey Federation -
Date: November 13, 2012

Serves: 10 person(s)
Yield: 10 x 6 oz cooked servings

Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 2 hrs 30 mins


    1 4 - 6 pound turkey breast, fresh or thawed *
    1/2 tsp kosher salt
    1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    1/4 cup honey
    2 Tbsp Dijon-style mustard


    Preheat oven to 325º F. Season interior and exterior of turkey breast with salt and pepper.

    In (13 x 9 x 2-inch) roasting pan, place turkey breast on a V-shaped rack. Roast, uncovered, in a preheated oven for 1-1/2 to 2-1/4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 170º F in the deepest part of breast.

    Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine honey and mustard. Brush glaze over breast during final 20 minutes of cooking.

    Remove the turkey from the oven and allow turkey breast to stand for 10 minutes before carving.


    * Nutrient analysis was based on a 5-lb turkey, skinless.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:258 cals
Kilojoules:1,077 kJ
Fat:1.4 g
Carbohydrates:7.2 g
Protein:51.3 g
Cholesterol:141.0 mg
Sodium:220 mg
Saturated Fat:0.4 g
Fiber:0.2 g
Calcium:23.0 mg
Total Sugars:7.0 g

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