Braised Turkey Breast
|Whole turkey breast||7 Pound (1 breast)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Browning sauce||3 Tablespoon (Basic)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Teaspoon|
|Onion salt||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Tomato juice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Turkey broth||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Follow manufacturer's directions to completely thaw the turkey breast before cooking it.
Place thawed turkey breast, skin side down, on microwave roasting rack in a 12- x 8-inch baking dish.
Pour water in dish.
Cover with plastic wrap.
Microwave at MEDIUM half the estimated time.
Remove plastic wrap.
Carefully drain excess liquid into a 2-cup glass measure.
Brush entire turkey breast with Browning Sauce.
Turn turkey so that skin side is up.
Cover with plastic wrap and rotate dish 1/4 turn.
Microwave remaining half of estimated time.
Test for doneness by inserting standard meat thermometer into thick part of breast meat.
Avoid the bone.
It should be 175Â°.
Remove thermometer and return to microwave if more cooking is required.
Transfer turkey to a warm platter and keep hot.
To prepare sauce, pour rest of juice from turkey into 2-cup measure to total 1 cup broth.
Place butter in a 4-cup glass measure.
Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds to melt.
Stir in flour and seasonings.
Micro wave at HIGH 1 minute.
Gradually stir in tomato juice and broth.
Microwave at HIGH 3 to 4 minutes, stirring at 30 to 45 second intervals until thickened.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5517 Calories from Fat 2414
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 269 g413.6%
Saturated Fat 89.6 g447.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2185 mg728.3%
Sodium 4958.2 mg206.6%
Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.4%
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.6%
Sugars 16 g
Protein 701 g1402.3%
Vitamin A 53.5% Vitamin C 73.2%
Calcium 45.2% Iron 220.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet