Heirloom Acres' Grilled Herbed Turkey Breast


QuantityUnitIngredient NameProcessing/Notes
2pound(s)turkey breast
1/3cup(s)Extra-Virgin olive oil
juice of 2 lemons
zest of 1 lemon
1/4 cup(s)fresh oreganochopped
1/4 cup(s)fresh basilchopped
3tablespoon(s)fresh thymechopped
Kosher salt and fresh
  1. Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, zest and herbs together in a large dish. Reserve ¼ of this liquid marinade to baste turkey as it is grilling. Place turkey breast(s) into dish and thoroughly coat breasts in marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours, or more. 
  2. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Once grill is hot, season turkey breasts with salt and pepper, and then place breasts skin-side down on the grill. Close lid and cook 15-20 minutes.
  3. Flip breasts over to other side, and baste with the reserved marinade. Cook for an additional 20-30 minutes, or until breasts reach an internal temperature of 155 degrees, or higher. 
  4. Remove from grill and let breasts rest for 7 minutes before slicing. 
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