Orange brine smoked turkey breast

Main Dish
2 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2


  • Rinse the turkey breast inside and out, remove the giblets if available and reserve for use in the gravy, pat breast dry.
  • Place in a 2 gallon sealable bag or large glass bowl that will snugly hold the breast. Refrigerate while you prepare the marinade.
  • Combine the remaining ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir and reduce heat to low. Simmer for about 30 minutes. Turn off heat and let cool completely.
  • Pour the marinade over the turkey breast and seal bag removing as much air as possible. Place in a bowl, breast side down and refrigerate for 3 days. Rotate every day if the brine does not completely cover the breast.
  • Remove breast discarding the marinade. Pat dry and rub all over with a little olive oil, salt and pepper.


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