Top Turkey Breast Recipes

Grilled - Smoked - Fried: The Perfect Solution to a Smaller Holiday Feast

Turkey breast offers the flavor of turkey without a refrigerator full of leftovers. Whether it is for a small holiday gathering or just a meal, these recipes for fried, grilled and smoked turkey breast are the best for whatever the occasion. The best part is that turkey breast can be cooking using all the methods you might want for a whole turkey, whether grilled, smoked, or even deep fried.

  • 01 of 08
    Stuffed Turkey Breast
    Stuffed Turkey Breast. Diana Miller/Getty Images

    This is a definite change from the traditional roasted turkey. These turkey breasts are stuffed full of mushrooms, goat cheese, bacon and more.

  • 02 of 08
    Smoked Honey Glazed Turkey Breast
    Smoked Honey Glazed Turkey Breast. Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    This smoked turkey breast is tender and sweet. The long smoking time allows it to be more flavorful and tender, so keep it low and slow.

  • 03 of 08
    Deep Fried Turkey Breasts
    Deep Fried Turkey Breasts. Cultura RM/Diana Miller/Getty Images

    If you want to experiment with deep fried turkey this is a great recipe to start out with. You won't need all the oil or commitment for a 3 or 4-pound turkey breast, but you'll still have a great fried turkey.

  • 04 of 08
    Grill Roasted Turkey Breast
    Grill Roasted Turkey Breast. Diana Miller/ Getty Iamges

    Harry White sent me this recipe for a grill-roasted turkey breast that is both simple and flavorful. The secret is to keep the temperature low enough to allow the inside to get cooked before the surface dries out.

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  • 05 of 08
    Turkey Breast in Plum Sauce
    Turkey Breast in Plum Sauce. Phillipe Desnerck/Getty Images

    This is a great recipe for preparing a turkey any time of the year. Since you are only grilling the breast, you will get plenty of meat without a refrigerator full of leftovers.

  • 06 of 08
    Chipotle Turkey Breast
    Chipotle Turkey Breast. Schnare & Stief/Getty Images

    These turkey breasts are slow roasted and basted in a fantastic Chipotle sauce. You'll enjoy just how tender and full of flavor these turkey breasts are.

  • 07 of 08
    Turkey Pastrami
    Turkey Pastrami. Jesse A Wanskasmith/Getty Images

    Turkey pastrami is a low-fat alternative to beef pastrami and it tastes just as good. This method is easier than making your own beef pastrami.

  • 08 of 08
    Honey Dijon Turkey Breast
    Honey Dijon Turkey Breast. Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    If you love turkey and don't want to wait for Thanksgiving to have it, then this is the perfect recipe for you. The brining process really helps to enhance the flavor and the tenderness of the meat. This dish can be served with diced tomatoes or fruit salsa.