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Kiwifruit Turkey Roast

No recipe image available.Soaked in a citrus and kiwifruit marinade prior to roasting, this roasted turkey breast is served with a delicious sauce made with the pan drippings.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 California kiwifruit, pared and quartered
3/4 cup orange juice - divided use
2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1 (2 1/4 to 2 1/2-pounds) turkey breast half
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon honey
3 California kiwifruit, pared and sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine quartered kiwifruit, 1/4 cup orange juice, lemon juice, oil, ginger and 1/8 teaspoon salt in food processor or blender; process until smooth.
  2. Season turkey breast with salt and pepper, place in glass dish and coat with orange juice mixture. Marinate 30 minutes; turning once.
  3. Roast, uncovered, on rack at 325°F (160°C) 1 hour and 45 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 185°F (approximately 85°C) at thickest part of breast. Baste with orange juice marinade every 30 minutes during roasting.
  4. Remove turkey and rack from pan.
  5. Stir flour into pan drippings. Gradually add water and remaining orange juice. Cook and stir until slightly thickened. Add honey and generous dash pepper.
  6. Carve turkey into slices. Serve with gravy; garnish with sliced kiwifruit.

Makes 6 servings.

Variation: Add 2 cups raisins along with other fruit.

Recipe provided courtesy California Kiwifruit Commission.