Citrus-Glazed Turkey Breast with Roasted Red Potatoes

Recipe from Taste of the South
Citrus-Glazed Turkey Breast with Roasted Red Potatoes
SERVINGS
6 to 10
PREP TIME
30 mins
TOTAL TIME
3 hrs
Ingredients
  • 1  5  pound fresh turkey breast
  • 1   tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 1   tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, divided
  • 1   teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2  teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 3 1/2  teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2   teaspoons ground black pepper, divided
  • 1/2  cup vegetable oil
  • 2   cups water
  • 3   pounds red potatoes, quartered
  • 1/2  cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1   recipe Citrus Glaze (Recipe follows.)
Citrus Glaze
  • 1/2  cup brown sugar
  • 2   tablespoons orange zest
  • 1   tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2  cup orange juice
  • 1/3  cup lemon juice
  • 2   tablespoons lime juice
  • 3/4  cup honey

Directions
1. 
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
2. 
Wash turkey breast and place on the rack of a roasting pan.
3. 
In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon parsley, 1/2 teaspoon rosemary, thyme, and oregano. Add 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, and vegetable oil. Rub mixture over turkey.
4. 
Add water to the bottom of the roasting pan. Cover turkey with a lid or aluminum foil.
5. 
Bake for 45 minutes.
6. 
In a large bowl, combine potatoes, olive oil, and remaining 1 tablespoon parsley, 1 tablespoon rosemary, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper. Toss or stir well to coat.
7. 
After turkey has cooked for 45 minutes, remove roasting pan from oven and remove lid or foil covering. Carefully discard water in the bottom of the pan.
8. 
Place potatoes in the bottom of the roasting pan; place rack with turkey over potatoes.
9. 
Brush half of glaze evenly over turkey.
10. 
Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes.
11. 
Brush remaining glaze over turkey.
12. 
Bake for an additional 45 to 60 minutes, or until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part of breast meat registers 180 degrees F, rotating pan once to promote even browning. Let rest for 15 minutes before carving.
13. 
Serve with roasted red potatoes and top with juices from the bottom of the pan.
Citrus Glaze
1. 
In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients over medium heat. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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