Honey Orange-Rosemary Marinated Turkey Breast

posted by alsgirl 11-03-98 5:11 PM

Honey Orange-Rosemary Marinated Turkey Breast

1 (5-6 lbs.) Whole boneless turkey breast, skinned

3 large Shallots, minced
1 cup Fresh orange juice
1/3 cup Olive oil
1/3 cup Fresh rosemary, chopped OR 4 ts. dried
4 Tbl Balsamic vinegar
2 Tbl Grated orange peel
3 Tbl Honey
2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp. Dried red pepper flakes

Fresh orange slices
Fresh parsley

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a roasting pan with foil sprayed with vegetable spray.

Pound turkey breast to flatten. Place turkey in a sturdy, sealable plastic bag. Mix all marinade ingredients together and pour into bag with turkey. Reseal tightly & allow to marinate in refrigerator at least 6 hours or overnight.

Place marinated turkey breast on rack in prepared pan. Roast for approx. 2 hours, or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part registers 180 degrees. If any marinade remains in bag, use to baste turkey occasionally during roasting.

To serve, garnish with orange slices and parsley.
Serves 8-10

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