[CnD] "Turkey Breast of Wonder"

Becky McCullough misscoffee at neb.rr.com
Thu Dec 3 22:08:23 EST 2015

What do you do with the gravy pack?
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From: "Susie Stageberg via Cookinginthedark" <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2015 9:22 AM
Subject: [CnD] "Turkey Breast of Wonder"

> Here is a recipe my daughter found somewhere on line. I have made it once;
> the flavor is wonderful, but if you follow the timing directions you end 
> up
> with turkey that won't slice, but falls apart into very small pieces. I
> don't' think you need to go all the way to 180 degrees.
> Here is the recipe as written:
> "Ingredients
> 1 (5-6 pound) turkey breast
> 1/2 C orange juice (you could also substitute chicken broth)
> 1 (14 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce
> 1 (1 ounce) package Lipton Onion Soup Mix
> salt and pepper
> Make sure your turkey is completely thawed. I let mine hang out in the
> fridge for a couple of days after I purchase it frozen. Set it on a pan, 
> so
> you don't have juices running all over when you open up the bag. Cut a 
> hole
> in the top of the bag and remove the packaging. Some turkey breasts come
> with a gravy pouch inside, be sure to remove it if yours happens to come
> with one.
> Place the old bird in the crock pot.
> Pour yourself 1/2 cup of orange juice. Add one can whole berry Cranberry
> sauce and one package Lipton Onion Soup mix.
> Mix the ingredients together and pour them over the top of the bird.
> Sprinkle a bit of salt and pepper over the top. Cover the crock pot and 
> cook
> on low for 8-9 hours,
> or until a meat thermometer stuck into the center of the bird reads 180
> degrees. You can see I got mine a bit past 180. Don't like, turn me into 
> the
> poultry police or anything, ok? It still turned out wonderful, juicy and
> moist."
> The c combination of flavors in the sauce is very good, though.
> Susie
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