How to cook a 7lb turkey breast in the crock pot
If you buy a frozen turkey breast from the supermarket that comes in a box, make sure it hasn't been brined or pre seasoned. Best turkey breast and gravy ever!
Crockpot Double Mashed Potatoes 2 side dishes made in one crockpot! ALso, what a great idea to do it in the crockpot! No dry turkey with the Crockpot!
Crockpot Turkey Breast
This is great, Chelsea! An easy recipe to make for Thanksgiving.
Thanks for the video! I will be trying it on Christmas as long as the turkey breast fits in my crockpot. The breast meat dries out so easily that I think this method will be perfect! I am also thinking of putting a chaffing fish on the table and putting the sliced turkey in it with some gravy so it stays nice and hot.
Turkey seems to loose its heat too quickly. I am the type of person that likes food either very hot or very cold—nothing room temperature unless it is supposed to be, of course. Thanks for the info! The turkey breast has been in the crock pot for two hours… already the house smells heavenly. Will report back after we eat it tonight! Oh I am SO glad to hear that!
Tried it out this morning! You have gravy on your picture.
Did you make gravy with the drippings in the crockpot or just from a mix?? Wish I could be of more help! I made this recipe using Smart Balance light; we ave to watch our cholesterol intake carefully.
The turkey breast was fantastic. It was moist and juicy and the gravy was very good. I have a large slow cooker and will try a small whole turkey 10 next time. So happy to hear you enjoyed the turkey and the gravy! I could not find a single turkey breast that was 5 — 6 pounds, so I got two that were 2. Will two cook thoroughly in my crockpot?
I could also split all the remaining ingredients in half and just cook one breast. What would you recommend? Just split the seasonings and butter evenly between the 2. Hi Chelsea, I ended up cooking only one 2. I chopped the rest of the ingredients in half and it worked out fine. The meat was a tad bit dry, but it was in the crockpot around 10 hours on low. Probably a little too long.
Place turkey breast on top of the onion onion makes a little shelf for breast so it does not stick to bottom of crock. Add the 2 cans of broth to bottom of crock try not to wash off the seasoning on the turkey breast. I either throw the skin out or put the turkey in a high oven for 20 minutes or so to crisp up the skin. Top Review by Eileen D The skin is not crispy when this is done.
Top Review by Eileen D. The skin is not crispy when this is done. Simple Crock Pot Turkey Breast 6 recipe photos. Most Recent Most Popular. Spray the entire outside of the turkey breast with nonstick cooking spray, or brush it lightly with olive oil.
Season all sides of the meat with salt, pepper and your choice of herbs and spices. Place the turkey breast in the slow cooker, skin-side up. Place the lid on the slow cooker and make sure it's secure. Turn the cooker to the low setting, and allow the turkey breast to cook for four hours.Slow Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe
Insert a meat thermometer to check the turkey's progress. By this point, the internal temperature of the center and both ends of the turkey breast should reach about degrees Fahrenheit. Not a stupid question at all!
I used 2 approx 3 pound each split organic turkey breasts in my slow cooker and followed the directions. My crock pot low setting is for 8 hours but I took the turkey out at approx 7 hours. It was very dry did not put under broiler …I would like to give it another try….
Any ideas on what went wrong? Hi Lisa — what do you mean split?
So individual breasts, no bone? I would recommend 6 hours for that. I followed this recipe for a 2. While it was resting for 20 min.
Thank you for sharing and helping me prepare an easy and delicious meal on a hot Saturday. I was wondering the same thing, as my grocer only stocks a 3 lb.
Hi Susan — yep, 5.
Juicy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast
When I took my turkey breast out of the wrapping it fell apart. Was I suppose to take the netting off? Could you use this same recipe for a while turkey? If so just follow the same instructions Thanks in advance. I love your recipes!!
Simple Crock Pot Turkey Breast
I never cooked a turkey before and this is the best turkey I have ever tasted…of course because I made it lol. I took your advice and added tbe lemon. I think lemon adds brightness to almost anything.How to cook Turkey Breast in a crockpot
Nagi, it turned out great!! My wife loved it!! I feel stupid about the serving slide. You learn something everyday!! The only thing I would add, is like you said the cooking times could differ.
Just FYI for others out there, for my 8 lb, bone in breast it took 7 hours. As matter of fact it could have been shorter. I set my timer for 8 hrs, but checked it at 7 hrs with a meat thermometer and it was done. So next time I cook this I will check earlier just to see. This was after the VIetnam War in about or I just updated the notes to reference to this comment from you and mentioned you by name, I hope that is ok? Question, the rub measurements are for a 4 lb breast. I am cooking a 8 lb, should I double the measurements?