Grilled Turkey Breast with Apricot Plum Sauce

Grilled Turkey Breast With Apricot Plum Sauce Recipe

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  • 1
    turkey breast
  • 1 c
    apricot nectar
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce, light
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 6 large
    purple plums or medium peaches, peeled and chopped
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    cilantro, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    light brown sugar - firmly packed

How to Make Grilled Turkey Breast with Apricot Plum Sauce


  1. Remove and discard skin from turkey breast.
  2. Place turkey in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag or shallow baking dish.
  3. Combine apricot nectar and next 4 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously.
  4. Remove and refrigerate 3/4 cup marinade.
  5. Pour remaining marinade over turkey, turning to coat; seal bag or cover, and refrigerate overnight, turning turkey occasionally.
  6. Combine 1/4 cup reserved marinade, plums and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl; cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  7. Remove turkey from marinade; discard marinade.
  8. Place turkey in center of cooking grate over a drip pan; grill 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until an instant-read meat thermometer registers 170.
  9. Brush occasionally with remaining 1/2 cup reserved marinade; let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
  10. Serve with chilled plum mixture.

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About Grilled Turkey Breast with Apricot Plum Sauce

Course/Dish: Turkey
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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