Greetings, culinary comrades! So, you've snagged yourself a Turkey Breast Roll, and you're ready to transform your kitchen into a holiday haven. Buckle up, because we're about to embark on a journey of flavor that'll have your taste buds doing a merry jig!
What you'll need :
- 1 Lucky Pig Turkey Breast Roll
- Butter, Some Fresh Herbs, Salt and Pepper
- Tin foil and a baking tray
- 3 & 1/2 hours cooking and resting time (give or take)
- Turkey Gravy (to serve)
How you'll do it:
1. Preheat Oven:
Start by preheating your oven to 170°C for the optimal roasting environment.
2. Unpack and Prep:
Carefully take your Lucky Pig Turkey Breast Roll out of its packaging leaving the netting on then pat it dry with paper towels. This step enhances the crispy exterior during roasting.
3. Seasoning Magic:
Rub the turkey breast roll with your choice of seasonings or herbs, then wrap in tin foil to lock those juices in!
We Like a good knob of butter, some fresh thyme and a crack of black pepper, but taste is unique, if you prefer sage over thyme, heck yeah! Go for it!!
Whether it's a classic blend or a unique mix, this step will infuse the meat with delightful flavors.
4. Roasting Perfection:
Place the seasoned turkey breast roll on a roasting pan. Roast it in the preheated oven at 170°C for around 90 minutes, The aroma filling your kitchen will be irresistible.
At this stage crack open the top of the tin foil to get some colour and crisp on the skin
5. Basting for Moisture:
To keep the turkey moist and add an extra layer of flavor, baste it periodically with its natural juices or a flavorful glaze, the butter makes this step a breeze!
6. Checking Doneness:
After another 60 minutes probe the center or thickest part of the roast with an insta read meat thermometer, we want to ensure the turkey is perfectly cooked by using a meat thermometer to check doneness. The internal temperature needs to reach 75°C when cooking poultry.
7. Resting Time:
Allow the turkey breast roll to rest covered for at least 15 minutes. This crucial step ensures juiciness and makes carving a breeze.
8. Slice and Serve:
Carefully slice the succulent turkey breast roll into 1 cm thick slices. Arrange them on a platter, or plate up and allow your masterpiece to be enjoyed!
- Pair this delectable turkey with classic sides like roasted vegetables or a tangy cranberry sauce.
- Discover the unique features of Lucky Pig's Turkey Breast Roll, and share your cooking experiences in the comments on our socials!! @LUCKYPIGBENTLEIGH