No more chewy and dried slices of turkey breast for dinner. And if you forgot to pull it out of the freezer to thaw it, no worries — you cook it directly from frozen! Several people have asked me to provided a recipe for cooking a turkey breast roast in the Instant Pot.
Then, place a roasting rack inside of a roasting pan, put the turkey on top of the rack, and put it in the oven. Brush the turkey with more melted butter as it's cooking if you'd like. For more information, including how to correctly position your frozen turkey in the roasting pan, scroll down!
You did your best: You bought the turkey two weeks ahead of Thanksgiving Day just like we asked you. You put it in your fridge to thaw four days before you needed to brine it. But, whether it was the will of a stubborn bird or the frosty temps inside your fridge, the centerpiece of your meal which is probably less than a day away if you just asked Google how to cook a frozen turkey is still a solid block of ice.
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Without a doubt, this is the easiest, safest and tastiest way to cook turkey breast without brining. Then use the juices to make a killer gravy! Turkey breast is notoriously lean so the only way to guarantee it comes out juicy if you roast it in the oven is to brine it — dry or wet brine.
All right: let's say the clock strikes noon on Thursday, November 24, and you've somehow forgotten about the dozen guests coming over tonight for supper. Hey, it happens! We've all had a lot on our minds lately.
And a University of Iowa Extension study even says frozen can be safer because bacteria-laden juices from thawed turkeys can contaminate kitchens. People get burned every year trying this. The hot oil explodes into the air when the frozen turkey is dropped into the boiling oil.
When you cook a frozen turkey breast, you save thawing time and reduce the chances of cross contamination without compromising the texture and flavor of the finished product. Whether you are cooking one or multiple turkey breasts, you have many preparation options. Because turkey breasts are small and take less time to cook than a whole turkey, you can use them to quickly create individual or family meals. Cook it on your stove top.
My name is Olena Osipov. I'm a mom to 2 boys and a wife to Alex. And this is our healthy family recipes blog.