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Teriyaki Turkey Breast

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 2 hours + standing

Makes

10 servings plus carcass and 3 cups cubed leftover meat

Marinating this turkey breast overnight gives it great flavor and a juicy tenderness. "This is the best turkey you will ever eat," assures Marvin Hayes from Delano, Minnesota. Leftovers-if there are any-taste terrific in the two delicious dishes that follow.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup sherry or apple juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (8 pounds)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Pour 1 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the turkey. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Place turkey on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a thermometer reads 170°, basting every 30 minutes with reserved marinade. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

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